Asparagus and Spinach Wholesome Grains Rotini

A delicious medley of all green vegetables and high fibre rotini - the perfect #MeatlessMonday combination.

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Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 7 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg Italpasta Wholesome Grains Rotini (340 g)
  • 1/3 cup Italpasta Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Small Onion, chopped
  • 2 cup baby spinach, packed
  • 1 bunch asparagus, cut in 1 inch pieces
  • 1 cup Broccoli Florets
  • 1 cup Peas
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper

Instructions

  • Cook rotini according to package directions. Add the asparagus and broccoli during the last 2 minutes of cooking. Reserve 1/4 cup (60 mL) pasta water; drain well.
  • Place onion, spinach and oil in a blender; purée until smooth. Transfer the mixture to a large skillet set over medium heat. Add cooked rotini, pasta water, asparagus, broccoli, peas, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes or until heated through. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.

Nutritional Analysis

Calories: 553kcal | Protein: 17g | Fat: 22g | Sodium: 307mg | Sugar: 5g