Bowties with Scallions

Catherine Cappiello Pappas


This is such a light and simple dinner to prepare for the family on weeknights!


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5 Min
15 Min


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    3 bunches of scallions – sliced
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    2 bell peppers – sliced
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    5 cloves of garlic – sliced
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    1 quart of button mushrooms – sliced
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    1 inch piece of fresh ginger – sliced
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    2 stalks of celery – sliced
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    ¼ cup of fresh basil – chopped
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    2 tbs. olive oil
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    1 box of your favorite macaroni
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    juice of 2 lemons
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    1 tbs. capers – chopped – plus 2 tbs. caper juice
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    ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
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    ½ tsp. salt
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    3 tbs. olive oil

How to Make Bowties with Scallions


  1. Prepare the macaroni as directed while cooking the veggies.

    Heat a large frying pan with the olive oil; add the mushrooms to sauté and become a nice golden color. Remove the mushrooms and set aside.

    In the same frying pan heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil and add the veggies. Cook the veggies down until slightly wilted then add the mushrooms back in and toss.

    Plate the macaroni; top with the sautéed veggies and stir in the dressing; toss and serve.

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About Bowties with Scallions

Course/Dish: Pasta
Other Tag: Healthy

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