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lip smaking veggie pasta even picky kids will eat!

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Melissa Baldan
San Diego, CA

Call it whatever you want, the name isn't what makes this dish great. The blending of flavors makes it unique and delish! Its savory veggies, creamy sauce and yummy cheese will have everyone begging for seconds.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For lip smaking veggie pasta even picky kids will eat!

  • 1 md
    yellow squash, cubed
  • 1 md
    chayote squash, cubed
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 md
    red bell pepper
  • 1/2 md
    green bell pepper
  • 1/2 sm
    red onion
  • 4 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1 pkg
    veggie elbow pasta (12 oz)
  • 1 md
    roma tomatoe
  • 2 c
    shredded mozzarella, reduced fat
  • 3 c
    spaghetti sauce, meatless
  • 1/2 c
    philadelphia cooking creme, santa fe blend

How To Make lip smaking veggie pasta even picky kids will eat!

  • 1
    Heat Oven to 375 and spray inside of a 13 x 9 glass pan. Bring water to boil and cook pasta, drain when done and set aside.
  • 2
    While pasta is cooking sautee Chayote and Yellow squash for 4-5 min over medium heat. Add onion and peppers and continue to sautee for 3 minutes. Add garlic and continue to sautee for 1 minute.
  • 3
    Add squash mixture to large bowl and add cooked pasta. Mix. Add spaghetti sauce and stir. Add 1 cup of cheese and cooking creme and mix again.
  • 4
    Spread mixture in pan and bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven.
  • 5
    Top with remaining cheese and continue baking for an additional 8-10 minutes.
  • 6
    Serve with red pepper flakes or Parmesan cheese.

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