summer garden pasta

joeyjoan K


this is a dish I cooked up to use up some vegtables that I had picked in the garden,and was getting to ripe.
This is a nice summer dish not to heavy and no sauce.
I used ground meat but you can leave it out and have a very good vegaterian dinner.


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15 Min
30 Min


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  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 2 - 3 lb
    tomato cut into large pieces
  • 1 1/2 large
    bell peppers,red yellow or green,chopped in large pieces
  • 1 medium
    onion chopped
  • ·
    fresh green vegtable broccoli, green beans,zucini
  • 15
    basil leaves chopped up
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh rosemary
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    fennel seed
  • 2 Tbsp
    oregano, fresh
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese shredded
  • ·
    pasta, cooked

How to Make summer garden pasta


  1. cook pasta as directed,Make enough to serve 4
  2. while pasta is cooking brown the ground beef,add onion 1/2 way thru browning salt and pepper to taste.
  3. add bell peppers,tomato and your green veg. If you are using frozen or canned green veg wait until last 10 min of cooking to add them.
  4. Cover and cook 15 min over a med to low heat, remove the lid and cook 15 more min. if veggies seem to wet add a little tomato paste
  5. add 1/2 of the shredded cheese and cook 5 more mins to melt the cheese.
  6. place pasta into single serve pasta bowls and top with meat and vegtable mixture
  7. sprinkle with remaining cheese crushed red pepper

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About summer garden pasta

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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