Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad Recipe

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Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad Recipe
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Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad Recipe

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Oven-roasted vegetables mixed with pasta and salad dressing make a tasty meatless entree.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 small butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 medium eggplant, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large zucchini, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1 package (16 ounces) tricolor spiral pasta
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Place the squash and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until tender; drain.
Arrange the squash, eggplant, zucchini, red pepper and onion in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. In a small bowl, whisk oil and marjoram until combined. Drizzle over vegetables.
Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 30 minutes or until tender. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
In a large bowl, combine the pasta and roasted vegetables. Stir in the salad dressing, basil, salt and pepper. Serve warm or at room temperature. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy Annual 2005, p206

Nutritional Facts

1-3/4 cup: 461 calories, 20g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 560mg sodium, 62g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 8g fiber), 10g protein.

  • 1 small butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 medium eggplant, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large zucchini, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1 package (16 ounces) tricolor spiral pasta
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  1. Place the squash and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until tender; drain.
  2. Arrange the squash, eggplant, zucchini, red pepper and onion in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. In a small bowl, whisk oil and marjoram until combined. Drizzle over vegetables.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 30 minutes or until tender. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the pasta and roasted vegetables. Stir in the salad dressing, basil, salt and pepper. Serve warm or at room temperature. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy Annual 2005, p206

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linsvin User ID: 1584655 150663
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2010

"I sprinked greek seasoning on veggies before roasting. Excellent the first night, next night not so much. Noodles sucked up all that flavor."

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