Roasted vegetables-Boil The Vegetables Briefly Before Roasting

Using Roasted Vegetables With Pasta

Try this great pasta with roasted garden vegetables recipe.  Using fresh vegetables helps make this a wonderful recipe.

Pasta with Roasted Garden Vegetables

3 bell peppers (red, yellow or green), quartered, seeded and cut into 1/2 inch strips

2 red onions, cut into 1/2 inch chunks

2 yellow or zucchini squash, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2 inch slices

1 small eggplant, trimmed and cut into 1 inch chunks

1/3 cup Watkins Garlic-Parsley Grapeseed Oil

2 teaspoon Watkins Italian Spice Salad Seasoning

1/2 teaspoon Watkins Thyme Salt and Watkins Black Pepper, to taste

12 ounces bow tie, radiatore, or penne pasta (cooked per packaged directions)

2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Spread vegetables in a large roasting pan, add grapeseed oil; toss to coat. Bake, turning often, until crisp-tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Add salad seasoning, thyme, salt, and pepper.

Ladle out 1/2 cup of the pasta cooking water and reserve; drain pasta.

In serving bowl, toss pasta with half the vegetables, cooking liquid and cheese. Spoon remaining vegetables on top. If desired, pass with additional Parmesan cheese.

Makes 6 servings.