Whole-wheat Couscous With Parmesan & Peas

“Couscous, which is truly a sort of small pasta, makes an almost instant side dish. Fortunately, the whole-wheat variety is just as speedy to cook as the regular couscous. Adding lemon zest gives a taste of nutty Parmesan in this Italian-inspired couscous.”Serving: 6 | Ready in: 20m Ingredients• 1 14-oz. can reduced-sodium chicken broth, or […]

Vermicelli With Tomatoes, Olives & Capers (vermicelli Alla Puttanesca)

“A delicious pasta dish with raw sauce.” Serving: 6 | Ready in: 30m Ingredients• 1 lb. whole-wheat vermicelli, or spaghettini• 4 large, vine-ripened tomatoes, cored and coarsely chopped, or one 28-oz. can plum tomatoes, drained and roughly chopped (3½ cups)• ¼ cup chopped flat-leaf parsley• 16 large black olives, (packed in brine), pitted and chopped• […]

Spicy Vegetarian Cauliflower & Mushroom Spaghetti

“In this healthy recipe, pasta-cooking liquid enhances the flavor of your pasta dish by helping your sauce stick to the pasta.”Serving: 4 | Ready in: 30m Ingredients• 8 oz. whole-wheat spaghetti• 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil• 4 cups finely chopped cauliflower• 2 cups thinly sliced shiitake mushroom caps• ½ tsp. salt, divided• 2 cloves garlic, […]

Spaghetti With Broccolini Pesto

“This is a healthy vegetarian pasta recipe with a special flavorful pesto sauce made with broccolini stems.” Serving: 4 | Ready in: 20m Ingredients • 2 bunches broccolini • 8 oz. whole-wheat spaghetti or capellini • 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves • ⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese, plus more for serving • Zest and […]

Shrimp & Pesto Pasta

“This light and simple pasta is a perfect dish for family or casual entertaining.”Serving: 6 | Ready in: 35m Ingredients• 8 oz. whole-wheat fettuccine• 1 lb. asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 4 cups)• ½ cup sliced jarred roasted red peppers• ¼ cup prepared pesto• 2 tsps. extra-virgin olive oil• 1 lb. raw […]