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Nov 13

Healthy pasta recipe and mixed green vegetables

pasta-zuchiniDinner time can be so busy and if you try to eat healthy foods that can be even harder. Pasta dishes are always pretty easy to make and they really can be very healthy.
The following recipe is ideal for busy families looking for something healthy for dinner.
There are other reasons why this recipe works well and it is because it is very easy for you to prepare the vegetables in advance and store it in a container in the refrigerator until you need to use it.
When you only heat the mild vegetables, cooked pasta, and add other seasoning ingredients. You must have a healthy meal in less than 30 minutes.

This recipe for pasta and nothing at all to stop you from using white pasta, whole wheat pasta, rice pasta, spelled pasta or pasta vegetables (like spinach pasta). If you buy a freshly made pasta, you can also use it and add the vegetables to taste.
This is the kind of recipe that is also suitable for the rest of the food and if you prepare a little more than you need for dinner, you will end up with a great lunch for the following day. This is the kind of recipe that is very cost effective and it is the perfect way for you to better control the types of food you eat with your family!
This recipe will serve 4 people and you can easily double or cut it in half!

Ingredients:
1 small yellow zucchini
1 small eggplant
1 cup (250 ml) of chicken broth (you can also use vegetable broth)
2 tbsp (25 ml) extra virgin olive oil
4 chopped tomatoes (tomatoes are ideal if you can find them)
2 cloves finely chopped garlic
1/4 tsp (1 mL) pasta or wheat
1/4 cup (50 ml) Parmesan cheese (or cheese grated Parmigiano Reggiano)

The steps to create
1. Cut zucchini the size of a matchstick.
2. Slice the eggplant into small slices
3. Heat the olive oil over medium-high heat in a large nonstick skillet. Put the garlic. Saute until wilted.
4. Add the eggplant and cook, stirring, for about 5 minutes or until they start turning golden color.
5. Add the zucchini, tomatoes and cook, stirring for a good 10 minutes or until the eggplant and zucchini are nice and soft. Be sure not to overcook them.
6. Add salt and pepper to taste.
7. Cook the pasta of your choice in a large pot of boiling salted water according to the instructions on the package. Drain pasta and return to pot.
8. Add the vegetable mixture and grated cheese.

It’s simply and easy..