Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 2 cups uncooked penne pasta
- 1 cup baby carrots, halved lengthwise
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) stewed tomatoes
- 2 cups frozen cut green beans
- 2 teaspoons dried basil
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 3 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
- Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, saute carrots in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the tomatoes, beans, basil and oregano; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until vegetables are tender.
- Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into vegetables. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Drain pasta; stir into vegetable mixture. Sprinkle with parsley.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 125 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 237mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 starch.
Apr 13, 2014
I thought this was okay but not great. It seemed to be lacking something.
Feb 7, 2012
This recipe is very easy and satisfying. I also had almost everything in my pantry and only bought $5 worth of groceries!
Jan 13, 2011
This is a delicious recipe! Even meat-eaters love it!~ Theresa