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Summer Vegetable Pasta

You can use ORZO as called for in the recipe or ANY other type of small pasta noodles for this recipe.

2 cups ORZO

2 cups snow peas (trimmed and halved)

1/4 cup olive oil (divided)

1 cup corn kernels (Fresh or Frozen – add frozen corn kernels directly to the warm pasta, no need to thaw first)

1 1/2 cups diced tomatoes

1 cup diced seedless cucumber

1/2 cup finely chopped red onion (optional)

1/4 cup chopped, fresh mint (optional)

1 tsp grated lemon zest

1/4 lemon juice

1/2 tsp salt & pepper

1.  In large pan of boiling water cook pasta for 6 minutes (if using Orzo).  Add the snow peas and cook for 2 minutes or until Orzo and peas are JUST tender. Drain well…

2.  In large bowl, add pasta, peas, and 1 tsp of the olive oil.  Stir in corn, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, mint and lemon zest.

3.  In small bowl, whisk together remaining oil, lemon juice, s&p…Serve warm or allow to cool!

This recipe is compliments of the “Better Food for Kids” Recipe book from “The Hospital for Sick Children”

 

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About jillannbromwich

I work at home to be with my son. Helping others with their businesses is my priority. I also want to educate people on health and wellness. Going Green is important to me.

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