Countryside Pasta Toss

Countryside Pasta Toss

Mix carrots, broccoli, snap pea pods with potatoes, pasta and ham and seasoning for a nutrient-rich side dish that's loaded with fiber. 4 servings

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
cup uncooked rotini pasta (3 ounces)
3/4
pound new potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
1
cup baby-cut carrots
1
cup broccoli flowerets
1/2
cup snap pea pods
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1
teaspoon dried dill weed
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
ounces fully cooked ham, cut into thin strips
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  2. While pasta is cooking, place steamer basket in 1/2 inch water in 3-quart saucepan (water should not touch bottom of basket). Place potatoes and carrots in basket. Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Steam 5 minutes. Add broccoli and pea pods. Cover and steam about 2 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender.
  3. Place vegetables in medium bowl. Add butter, parsley, dill weed and salt; toss until coated. Add ham and pasta; toss until coated.
Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 230
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 530mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 39g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 9g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.