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Basil Pesto Pasta With Roasted Vegetables

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1 lb. of whole wheat penne pasta

Homemade Basil Pesto

2 zucchini, sliced

2 yellow squash, sliced

1 red onion, cut into 1" cubes

15-20 mini bell peppers (assorted peppers), tops cut off

2 tablespoons of olive

1 teaspoon of salt

½ teaspoon of ground pepper


Preheat oven to 400.

Place zucchini, squash, red onion, and mini bell peppers on baking sheet. Season with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Toss to coat.

Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.

Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until al dente, according to package directions.

Drain pasta when done and reserve ½ cup of cooking liquid.

In a large bowl add cooked pasta, roasted vegetables, basil pesto, and ½ cup of reserved cooking liquid

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