VEGETABLE MEDLEY PASTA
Ever feeling the spring summer vibes? The bright vibrant colours of the warmer seasons, don't you ever just wanna taste what those seasons? Well with this maybe you can. Packed filled with bright, vibrant colours this vegetable medley will sure to brighten your day and hopefully bring joy to your life as well.
Packed filled with nutrients, a plethora of lovely colourful fresh vegetables of carrots, bell peppers, red onions, spinach and mushrooms all bound together with just a hint of olive oil to make those flavours sing. This is a great light pasta and makes for a great side dish to any dinner or lunch parties. Not to mention this can be enjoyed hot or cold, making it perfect for a quick vegetarian lunch. Plus..... it may be a great way to get your kids to enjoy some fresh summer veggies as well.
COLOURS OF SPRING
1 Red Bell Pepper
1 Yellow Bell Pepper
1 Red Onion
2 Cloves of Garlic
4 Cups of Spinach
Closed Cup Mushrooms
4tb Olive Oil
1tb Balsamic Vinegar
Start by peeling and slicing 1 red onion.
Peel and mince your garlic and set that aside.
Peel and cut your carrot into thin strips about 1.5-3 inches long or whatever length you fancy.
Cut your bell pepper into similar lengths and widths as your carrot and set them aside as well.
Set your pasta to boil in some boiliing salted water according to package instructions, but pull them out 1 minute early.
Heat up a large pan or wok and add in 4 tb of olive oil over medium high heat. Add in your onions and let them fry till fragrant.
After a minute of frying your onions add in your thinly sliced carrots and continue to fry for another minute.
Add in your bell peppers, mushrooms, spinach and garlic and give it all a good mix together and cook till your carrots are cooked through.
Add in your pasta along with a little bit about 1/4 cup of pasta water into your pan of veggies and toss it all together.
Season your pasta with 1tb of balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper to taste and more olive oil if you wish.
Give your pasta mixture a good mix together and enjoy your lovely side of pasta.