Paradise Pasta with Pine Nuts
The sauce features a medley of fresh vegetables and pine nuts, served over angel hair pasta.
|Author:||Inspired by Sunset Complete Vegetarian Cookbook, pg.61|
|1/3 cups||pine nuts|
|1 tbsp.||vegetable oil|
|1 lb.||mushrooms, thinly sliced|
|1 medium||onion, finely chopped|
|4 cloves||garlic, minced or pressed|
|1 tsp.||dried basil|
|1 tsp.||dried oregano|
|4 cups||broccoli flowerets|
|1 small||red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced|
|1 1/2 cups||vegetable broth|
|8 oz.||angel hair pasta|
|1/2 cups||Parmesan cheese, grated|
- Toast pine nuts in a wide frying pan over medium heat, stirring often until golden, about 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.
- Heat oil in same pan over high setting. Add mushrooms, onion, garlic, basil and oregano. Cover and cook, stirring often until liquid has accumulated, about 3 to 5 minutes.
- Uncover and continue to cook, stirring often until vegetables are lightly browned, about 8 more minutes.
- Add broccoli, bell pepper and broth to onion mixture. Bring to a boil; cover and cook until broccoli is just tender when pierced, about 5 minutes.
- Meanwhile, bring 2 1/2 quarts water to a boil in a 4- to 5-quart pan. Add pasta and cook just until tender to bite, about 3 minutes (or cook according to packaging). Drain well and place in a warm wide bowl.
- Spoon vegetable sauce over pasta. Sprinkle with pine nuts and cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
|Amount per serving
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 15g||23%|
|Saturated Fat 3g||15%|
|Total Carbohydrate 62g||21%|
|Includes Added Sugars|
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrition in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.