AZ Health Zone/ Dinner

Red, Yellow, and Green Pasta

Red, Yellow, and Green Pasta

AZ Health Zone
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Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Boiling Pot
  • Large Skillet
  • Colander

Ingredients
  

  • Ingredients
  • 8 ounces orzo or other small shaped pasta
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 4 cups chopped fresh spinach or 1 package frozen chopped spinach 10 ounce thawed and squeezed dry
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Directions
  • Wash hands with soap and warm water. Wash fresh vegetables before preparing.
  • Cook the pasta according to package directions, drain and cool under cold water. Set aside.
  • Heat the oil in a high sided skillet large enough to hold all the ingredients.
  • Cook the onion for 2 minutes, add the garlic, and cook 1 minute longer.
  • Toss in the red and yellow peppers and cook until tender, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Add the fresh spinach just until it is wilted or if using thawed spinach, cook until heated through.
  • Stir in the pasta, salt and pepper.
  • Top with cheese.
  • Serve warm.

Notes

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)
calories, 298; carbohydrate, 53 g; protein, 13 g; total fat, 4 g; saturated fat, 1 g; trans fat, 0 g; cholesterol, 5 mg; fiber, 4 g; total sugars, 7 g; sodium, 301 mg; calcium, 160 mg; folate, 218 mcg; iron, 3 mg; percent calories from fat, 12%.
Makes 4 servings.
Keyword Bell Peppers, Orzo, Pasta, Spinach
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