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Angel Hair Pasta with Garden Vegetables

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

"This family favorite is especially fun to make when the garden is full of fresh vegetables," reports Jun Barrus from Springville, Utah. "It's quick to fix, delicious and always different—just choose the vegetables that have ripened that day!"
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  • 8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup thinly sliced fresh carrots
  • 1 cup fresh snow peas
  • 1 cup chopped sweet yellow, red or green pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup vegetable broth or chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in large nonstick skillet, saute the mushrooms, carrots, snow peas, yellow pepper, basil and garlic in oil for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, broth and salt until smooth; gradually stir into the vegetable mixture. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender and sauce is thickened.
  3. Remove from the heat; stir in tomatoes. Drain pasta; divide among four plates. Top with vegetable mixture; sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

2 cups: 333 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 714mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 5g fiber), 14g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat, 1 lean meat.

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  • helane1
    Apr 11, 2014

    I thought this was great!! I added some pickled garlic cloves along with the juice just before serving, gave it excellent flavor.

  • lmcmaster
    Feb 23, 2014

    Easy and fairly healthy. A great way to get more veggies in your diet. We enjoyed this dish.

  • char04
    Feb 1, 2014

    I really like this recipe. I will make it again.

  • gsmith3417
    Jun 9, 2013

    No comment left

  • kbeart
    Mar 17, 2013

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  • Biozepp
    Mar 12, 2013

    I joined this site just to pass on the information that this dish is not good AT ALL! There is no taste and the proportions are all wrong. There is no way that anyone actually ever made this recipe. This must have been thrown together to fill the site for recipes or something because this is not a dish that you would ever make on purpose. Awful waste of time.

  • amykl
    Dec 30, 2012

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  • yankeedar
    Jun 10, 2012

    This was delicious. My husband, a picky eater, really enjoyed it. I added other vegetables I had on hand to add variety.

  • Dgeggis
    Mar 30, 2012

    How to do determine that 714 mg of sodium in one portion is health?50% of americans should have no more than 1500 mg of sodium per day. I think you need to rework your recipies!

  • Carole22
    Apr 3, 2011

    My family said do not make this again. The cornstarch broth misture was very tasteless. It definitely did not provide enought moisture to be served on the pasta.The vegetables were tasty and I definitely would saute vegetables in the basil oil combination again.