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Garden Twists Recipe

"I love to serve this in summer when carrots, onions and peppers are fresh from my garden," says Sarah Bartel of Kewaunee, Wisconsin. "If I prepare the vegetables ahead of time, I can fix supper in minutes! My whole family enjoys this satisfying dish."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:7 servings


  • 2 medium carrots
  • 2-1/4 cups uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green or sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1-1/4 cups cold water
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules or 1 vegetable bouillon cube
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  • 1. Using a vegetable peeler, slice carrots into curls. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, saute the carrots, onion, pepper, basil, garlic powder and pepper flakes in butter for 3 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 2. Combine the cornstarch, water and bouillon until smooth; add to vegetable mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Drain pasta. Stir pasta and lemon juice into vegetable mixture. Yield: 7 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 176 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 376mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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