Pesto Pasta with Vegetable Salsa

Easy to prepare and an ideal dish to use up any vegetables you have at home.

Preparation & cooking time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4


Ingredients:


  • 225 g organic whole wheat Fusilli pasta

  • Shaved parmesan, to serve

  • ¼ cup fresh organic basil pesto

  • Salsa

  • 1 carrot

  • 1 yellow capsicum

  • 1 red capsicum

  • 1 red onion

  • 1 zucchini (squash)

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar


Method:


  • To make the salsa, finely dice all the vegetables.

  • Heat the olive oil in a frypan over medium heat and cook vegetables and garlic, stirring continuously, for 1-2 minutes or until the vegetables are just softened, but not colored.

  • Add vinegar and season with salt and pepper.

  • Cook pasta according to packet instructions until al dente, drain, then toss through pesto. Serve topped with salsa and shaved parmesan.


Nutrition (per serve):


Calories 339; Fat 10 g; Sat. Fat 5 g; Carbs 52 g; Sugar 6 g; Fiber 6 g; Protein 9 g