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Summer Vegetable Spaghetti

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Summer Vegetable Spaghetti
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  • Makes: 9 servings

This tasty pasta dish is packed full of delicious veggies. Enjoy with fruit on the side.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups onions (small, yellow, cut into eighths)
  • 2 cups tomatoes (chopped, peeled, fresh, ripe, about 1 lb)
  • 2 cups squash (thinly sliced yellow and green, about 1 lb)
  • 1 1/2 cups green beans (cut fresh, about 1/2 lb)
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons parsley (fresh, minced)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 can tomato paste (6 oz, low-sodium)
  • 1 pound spaghetti (uncooked)
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (grated)

Directions

1. Combine first 10 ingredients in large saucepan. Cook for 10 minutes, then stir in tomato paste. Cover and cook gently, 15 minutes, stirring occasionally until vegetables are tender.

2. Cook spaghetti in unsalted water according to package directions.

3. Spoon sauce over drained hot spaghetti and sprinkle Parmesan cheese over top.

Notes

Source: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Stay Young at Heart: Cooking the Heart Healthy Way

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup spaghetti and 3/4 cup sauce (279g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 255
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Sodium 246 mg
Carbohydrates 48 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 11 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 102 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 530 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 255
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 3 mg
Carbohydrates 48 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 11 g
Minerals
Calcium 102 mg
Potassium 530 mg
Sodium 246 mg
Copper 291 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 56 mg
Phosphorus 161 mg
Selenium 33 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 58 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 18 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 24 mcg
Folate 171 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 27 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 cups
Grains
1 2/3 ounces
Dairy
1/4 cups

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