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Grilled Summer Vegetable Pasta

grilled summer vegetable pasta Entree
Grilled Summer Vegetable Pasta
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 6
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Farmers market favourite! Tomatoes, eggplant, squash and more create a fresh tasting meatless main dish. ...MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

8 oz (250 g) uncooked linguine
4 medium tomatoes, chopped
1/3 cup (75 mL) coarsely chopped fresh basil leaves
6 tbsp (90 mL) olive or vegetable oil
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1/4 tsp (1 mL) coarse ground black pepper
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch (1.25 cm) slices
1 medium red bell pepper, quartered
1 medium yellow summer squash, cut in half lengthwise
1 medium onion, cut into 1/2-inch (1.25 cm) slices
4 oz (125 g) chevre (goat) cheese, crumbled
1/3 cup (75 mL) shredded fresh Parmesan cheese

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In Dutch oven or 4-quart saucepan, cook linguine to desired doneness as directed on package.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix tomatoes, basil, 4 tablespoons of the oil, the salt and pepper; set aside.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix remaining 2 tablespoons oil and the garlic. In ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan, place eggplant, bell pepper, summer squash and onion. Brush with oil-garlic mixture.
  • 4
    Place eggplant, bell pepper, summer squash and onion pieces directly on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to 12 minutes, turning frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 5
    Coarsely chop vegetables; add to tomato mixture. Add chèvre; mix gently.
  • 6
    Drain linguine; place on serving platter. Top with vegetable mixture and Parmesan cheese.

Expert Tips

  • To Broil: Place vegetables on broiler pan and broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using time provided above as a guide.
  • Substitution: Instead of the chèvre, use 4 oz of plain cream cheese, garlic-herb cream cheese, flavoured feta cheese or blue cheese.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 6 Servings (1 1/2 Cups Each)
Calories
440
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22
Saturated Fat
7
Trans Fat
0
Cholesterol
20
Sodium
550
Dietary Fiber
5
Sugars
7
Protein
14
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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