15 minutes
Preparation time
Course Type: Salads, Pasta,

Penne with Spring Vegetables

Sliced asparagus is mixed with cherry tomatoes, peas, squash, & Protein+ pasta for a quick and easy weeknight meal.

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Penne with Spring Vegetables
1 box Barilla® Protein+® Penne pasta
2½ cups NatureSweet Cherubs tomatoes, halved
½ cup white onion, chopped
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 pound asparagus trimmed, sliced on a bias
2 cups yellow squash (sliced/halved)
1 cup peas
6 leaves fresh basil, full basil leaf or micro leaves
Salt and black pepper to taste


Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic; sauté 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add asparagus, sauté 3 additional minutes.
Add tomatoes and squash, sauté an additional 2-3 minutes, or until tomatoes are softened. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.
Immediately add hot pasta to the skillet, mix well.
Transfer to a serving bowl or platter, garnish with basil and serve.
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