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Vegetable Whole Wheat Fetuccini

So this dish, once again, super nutritious, healthy and tasty. As you can see in the picture with tons of Parmesan cheese, as I love cheese very much. With this dish you just pretty much chopped and saute, boil the pasta and you are done.
This dish it is also very versatile because you can add or substitute any other type of vegetables you would like. You can also add shrimp but like this it is just fine. I always make a big batch because this pasta last not long at all in my house.

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Vegetable Whole Wheat Fetuccini

Miryam's original recipe

Yield: 4-6 servings

Ingredients:

1 chopped yellow pepper
1 chopped large red onion
4 chopped medium carrots
6 cloves of garlic finely chopped, we love tons of garlic
1 lb already cut broccoli
2 ripe chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup of Manchego cheese cut into small cuber, any other hard cheese would do
2 tablespoons chopped parley
6 tablespoons of olive oil
1 lb of whole wheat fettuccine
1 teaspoon of salt
Grated Parmesan cheese and pepper flakes to serve

 

Directions:

In a large skillet heat oil. Add pepper, onions and carrots. Cook for about 3-5 minutes. Add broccoli, garlic and salt. Mix through and cook for another 3-5 minutes. I don't like the broccoli to be overcooked but crunchy so I add it towards the end. When veggies are cooked through add tomatoes, Manchego cheese and parley.
For the pasta, cook the fettuccine in a large saucepan of boiling water for 8-10 minutes or until just aldente. Mix in with the veggies. Serve on individual plates garnished with the Parmesan cheese and pepper flakes if you like.

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4 Responses to “Vegetable Whole Wheat Fetuccini”

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    rosanna — June 21, 2010 @ 9:46 am

    Este plato se ve super sano y sabroso. Qué rico!

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    Patti — June 28, 2010 @ 12:50 am

    this looks amazing..I love a simple toss of veggies and pasta. What would you suggest as a substitute for the Manchego? I’ve never heard of it and pretty sure I won’t find it in my area.

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    Patti — June 28, 2010 @ 12:52 am

    Also..wanted to ask- Have you ever made your own whole wheat pasta? I love homemade fetuccini but have never tried it with whole wheat.

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    Miryam — June 28, 2010 @ 3:00 am

    Hi Patti, Manchego cheese is an aged cheese like parmesan or asiago cheese can be. It has a salty flavor. You can use any firm cheese of your choice for this recipe, I would suggest Pecorino romano (fanky flavor though), Monterey Jack is fine, really any firm cheese.
    On your other question, I have actually never made my own pasta. Thought about getting a pasta machine once but never did, sort of thought it would be too much work since we eat lots of it :-) Maybe in the future…

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