Herb Parmesan Vegetable Penne Pasta

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

1 cup sliced julienne carrots
1 cup frozen peas
2 cups broccoli florets
1 cup diced eggplant or zucchini
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes,  and parsley
1 clove minced garlic
Saute vegetables in 2 tablespoons olive oil, garlic, season with salt pepper and herbs till desired softness, we like them soft around 6-8 minutes. Set aside.

1 box penne pasta or pasta of choice
Boil  salt water for pasta of choice.  Cook pasta and set aside.

In the meantime make herb parmesan sauce.
In a large fry pan, melt 2 tablespoon butter, 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil saute 2 cloves of minced garlic in pan on medium heat. Lower heat and add 1 1/2 cups chicken broth. Season with salt pepper and a pinch of rosemary, add 1 teaspoon chopped parsley. Add 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese. Stir all together. Add sauteed vegetables to this sauce. Serve over cooked pasta toss with more parmesan. Great over rice too.


  1. What a wonderful pasta dish, rich and colorful. I like it very much. Bye, have a good day

  2. Looks like very healthy yummy pasta:)Love all the veggies in it;)

  3. That looks delicious! Those veggies and herbs add a lot of color to this dish. Can I have a bite?

  4. Your herrb veggie dish is beautiful. I love colorful veggies, and herbs add can add so much to dish, especially veggies.

    Have a good week.

  5. nothing like homemade, maybe not as easy as out of a bag, but I now so much better... look at the love on that plate

  6. I would love a bowl of this right now. Yummy!

  7. This is so wonderful; actually going to make it today. Love the rosemary and parsley in the butter and oil.
    Thank You.

  8. This looks so yummy! The ingredient list is scrumptious!

  9. Oh GF you always remind me of home! Love the pasta veggie combo :)

    Hope all is going well with you.
    Have a great week.

  10. This looks like a delicious pasta dish, Claudia! I'd be delighted with this for dinner...and I could saute a few chicken breasts for the carnivores :) Hope you're having a good week!

  11. Your veggie pasta is similar to a favorite in my house! So satisfying and easy to throw together.

  12. :) I didn't think you have tasted string hoppers before it is like a steamed noodles (pasta made from scratch)

    delicious looking combination and colour in your vegetable pasta
    hope all is well in your end regards Akheela

  13. I literally was salivating reading how to make your sauce. Sounds heavenly and the variety of veggies add color and texture. YUM!

  14. Wow - that looks amazing! I love the veggies in it! Beautiful!

  15. I love how creamy and comforting this looks!


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