Mr. Food: Vegetable Pasta Toss

Mr. Food

Serves: 4

Cooking Time: 15 min

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 medium-sized onion, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slivers
  • 1 large fresh zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 pound fettuccine pasta
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach
  • 4 ounces feta or goat cheese, crumbled
  1. In a  large skillet, heat oil over high heat; add onion, and cook 6 to 8 minutes, or until onion begins to brown, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium, stir in zucchini, asparagus, and garlic, and continue cooking 6 to 8 minutes, or until fork-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain and place in a large bowl.
  3. Add tomatoes, salt, and pepper to vegetable mixture and heat 2 minutes.
  4. Add  vegetable mixture and spinach to pasta; toss gently to combine. Sprinkle with cheese; serve immediately.

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