This is my version of vegetable pasta. Pasta is rich in protein and fiber. The colour and texture of this dish is very appealing and inviting. Fresh vegetables and whole grain pasta while mix up with sauces, makes a flavorful and delectable one. This is a simple dinner to be served with a side of salad and garlic bread.
1 cup Penne Pasta
1/2 Potato, cut in small cubes
1/2 Green Capsicum, chopped
1 medium Onion, sliced
2 pods of Garlic (chopped)
1 Carrot, cut in thin 1" long slices
Handful of Green Peas (frozen)
1/2 tsp dried Basil
1/2 tsp Oregano
1/2 tsp freshly pounded Black Pepper powder
1 tbsp Pasta Sauce
1 tbsp Hot and Sweet sauce
2 tbsps Olive Oil
Salt to taste
Heat a heavy bottomed sauce pan with 3 cups of water and little salt. When water starts to boil, add penne pasta in it. Cook it for 10 minutes on medium heat. Seive pasta and drain water. Allow cool water running of it for 10-15 seconds. Set aside.
Heat olive oil in a non stick pan. Add chopped garlic in it. Saute for a couple of seconds. Now add onion, potato, capsicum, carrot and green peas. Fry for 3-4 minutes on medium heat. Add dried, oregano and salt in it. Fold well.
Add cooked pasta, black pepper powder, pasta sauce and hot & sweet sauce in it. Fold well. Remove from heat.
Serve hot with garlic bread. If you are not that much calorie consious, sprinkle shredded cheese on the top, otherwise serve as it is.
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