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Vegetarian Linguine

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

Looking for a tasty alternative to a meat-and-potatoes meal? Try this colorful pasta dish, which is the brainchild of my oldest son. It’s a stick-to-your-ribs meal that includes loads of fresh veggies as well as basil and provolone. —Jane Bone, Cape Coral, Florida

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 medium zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded provolone cheese
  • 3 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil

Directions

  1. Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat butter and oil over medium heat. Add zucchini and mushrooms; saute 3-5 minutes. Add tomato, onions, garlic and seasonings. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, about 3 minutes.
  2. Drain linguine; add to vegetable mixture. Sprinkle with cheeses and basil. Toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 260 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 444mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 12g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 medium-fat meat, 1 vegetable.