Leonardo DiCaprio Fan Forum

The Leonardo DiCaprio unofficial message board created for fans includes a photo gallery, tributes, interviews and more. Films Titanic, Departed, Romeo & Juliet
 
HomePortalCalendarGalleryFAQSearchMemberlistUsergroupsRegisterLog in
October 2017
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
CalendarCalendar
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» Congress in early March that, last year
Mon Jul 09, 2012 3:48 am by si25

»  warbler birds Poem
Mon Jul 02, 2012 2:59 pm by mahmoud el ayat

» Ignorant of , the regional
Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:49 am by bban45

»  for Inquirer receiving the coveted
Mon Jul 02, 2012 3:05 am by er25

» Reached its means
Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:20 am by chanelbags249

» Receive the benefits
Tue Jun 19, 2012 5:15 am by dubao

» that the Italian Prime Minister Silvio
Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:55 am by si25

» roduction into the current budget rather
Wed Jun 13, 2012 5:15 am by er25

» Contact Group on Thursday, with some 20
Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:23 am by yi21

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search

Share | 
 

 Eat-Your-Veggies Harvest Vegetable Whole Wheat Pasta

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
DeeChattaway



Number of posts : 88
Registration date : 2008-07-20

PostSubject: Eat-Your-Veggies Harvest Vegetable Whole Wheat Pasta   Mon Aug 18, 2008 3:53 pm

Courtesy of Rachel Ray http://www.rachaelray.com/recipe.php?recipe_id=648&r=377,1061,408,1536,1667,1664,1678,98,1996,1725,771

Eat-Your-Veggies Harvest Vegetable Whole Wheat Pasta
Serves 6



Ingredients
1 pound whole wheat penne
Salt
4 small or 2 medium zucchini, chopped into 1/2-inch dice
1 medium yellow squash or 1 small eggplant, chopped into 1/2-inch dice
1 red pepper, chopped into 1/2-inch dice
1 red onion, chopped into 1/2-inch dice
1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), divided
Freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
1 cup basil (about 20 leaves)
3/4 cup flat leaf parsley (3 handfuls of leaves)
1/4 cup mint leaves (a generous handful)
1 clove garlic
1/2 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese (a couple of handfuls)
1 cup ricotta cheese
A little freshly grated or ground nutmeg, to taste
PreparationPre-heat the oven to 400F.

Place a large pot of water over high heat and bring up to a boil to cook the pasta. Once at a boil, add salt and the pasta and cook until al dente. Heads up: you will need a cup of starchy cooking liquid just before you drain pasta.

While the pasta is cooking, place chopped zucchini, yellow squash or eggplant, red pepper and red onion on a baking sheet. Drizzle about 3 tablespoons EVOO over the vegetables and season with salt and pepper. Roast for about 15 minutes, or until tender and golden brown.

While vegetables are roasting, place the almonds, basil, parsley, mint and garlic in a food processor. Pulse the processor while drizzling in the 1/4 cup EVOO. Transfer the herb mixture to a large mixing bowl and stir in the grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.

In a small mixing bowl, combine ricotta cheese, a little freshly ground black pepper and nutmeg, to taste; set aside.

Stir starchy cooking water into herb paste. Remove the roasted vegetables from the baking sheet and add to herb mixture in the large mixing bowl. Toss the pasta with the vegetables and sauce and adjust seasoning.

Top each serving with dollops of the ricotta cheese to stir in.

This is one of many "Yum-o!" recipes it's good and good for you. To find out more about Yum-o!, Rachael's nonprofit organization, go to www.yum-o.org.


I swear by this meal, Although I simply leave out the onions. This is absolutly delicious. Only takes a few minutes (as long for the pasta to tender -because veggies tenderize the same time) I also find its cheaper just go get some of those creamy pesto or regular pesto Pouches and just add mint. Works just as easy, and easier on the pockets. Very filling! Hope you guys enjoy it flower xoxoxoxooxox Dee
Back to top Go down
View user profile
 
Eat-Your-Veggies Harvest Vegetable Whole Wheat Pasta
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Vegetable Root crisps!
» HARVEST PARTY THEME FRIDAY!
» "A HARVEST OF FRIENDS"
» pasta cooking
» VEGETABLES: Root Vegetable Crisps

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Leonardo DiCaprio Fan Forum :: Off-Topic Discussions :: Cooking and Dining-
Jump to: