Lazy Vegetarian Meal Ideas #36: Mixed Vegetable Pasta Dish


I got the idea for this meal from the ‘Simply Vegetarian’ recipe book which I got for Christmas, but I added quite a lot of extras. If you come across this book I totally recommend it.

I’ve been sick for the last week and I haven’t been able to go food shopping or cook much of anything, so now that I’m (almost) healthy again I ran out and got all the vegetables I could carry and stuffed them into this tasty pasta dish.
What you need: Pasta (I used a mixture of shells and penne), a handful of broccoli florets, a chopped pepper, a handful of halved cherry tomatoes, frozen green beans, a chopped red chilli, pine nuts, pumpkin seeds (optional), garlic (crushed or puree), olive oil.

Spices: Dried basil, salt and pepper.

1: Cook the pasta as per cooking instructions. When the pasta has been cooking for…

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