Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Veggie Alfredo

1/2 box (7oz)whole wheat rotini (or other short cut pasta)
3 c fresh or frozen broccoli
2 c fresh frozen green beans
1 batch Lowfat Alfredo sauce
1 c frozen spinach
1 large carrot, finely chopped

Cook pasta according to directions. Add broccoli half way through cook time, and green beans for the last 3 minutes. Drain and return to hot pot.

Make sauce according to directions, adding spinach and carrots to the butter/flour/broth before bringing to a boil. Continue with directions for sauce.

Pour sauce over pasta and vegetables and mix well. Top with crushed red pepper flakes and shredded fresh parmesan to taste.

Makes 4 main dish or 8 side dish servings.

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