Confetti Veggie Pasta

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Confetti Veggie Pasta


Description

Weekdays can be busy and sometimes you just want a speedy dinner. This simple pasta dish takes only 20-30 minutes to put together and voila you have dinner ready for your family!


Ingredients

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½ pound angel hair pasta

1 red bell pepper, diced finely

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 cup fresh parsley, minced

1 cup fresh baby greens like spinach or kale, chopped finely 

¼ cup pine nuts

¼ cup olive oil

¼ cup chopped olives

Zest of 1 lemon


Instructions

  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add bell pepper and garlic and cook until fragrant and garlic starts to golden. Place bell pepper and garlic in a small bowl. 
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. 
  3. While the pasta cooks, add pine nuts to the previously used skillet and toast until lightly browned. 
  4. Drain pasta and stir in all ingredients except cheese. 
  5. Serve pasta topped with parmesan cheese.

This dish is great as a stand-alone main dish or topped with sauteed shrimp or scallops. 

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
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