Summer Pasta

Number of Servings: 6 (220 g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 20 min.
Summer Pasta

All the flavors of summer come together in this simple pasta dish that will impress dinner guests as easily as it will come together quickly on a busy night. It’s easily made vegetarian or vegan, too–just swap vegetable broth in place of the chicken broth and replace the Parmesan with a little nutritional yeast.


  • 8 oz. spaghetti
  • 2 tsp. margarine
  • 1 onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 med. zucchini, sliced
  • 1 med. yellow summer squash, sliced
  • ¾ cup low-fat, low-sodium chicken broth
  • ⅓ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • ⅓ cup chopped fresh basil
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 3 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions, omitting salt. Drain well.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, heat the margarine in a large skillet and add the onion, sauté until soften (2-3 minutes).
  3. Stir in the vegetables and chicken broth. Cover and simmer until vegetables are tender (5-6 minutes).
  4. Stir in parsley, basil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper and cook to combine the flavors (2-3 minutes).
  5. Toss the spaghetti with the vegetable mix and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese to serve.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 220 g

Amount per serving
Calories 205
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0.5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 290mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 14%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 13%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 29g
Protein 8g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 74.1mg 6%
Iron 2.2mg 10%
Potassium 500mg 10%
Vitamin A 238.6mcg 25%
Vitamin C 44.3mg 50%
Vitamin E 0.4mg 2%
Vitamin K 69.2mcg 60%
Thiamin 0.4mg 35%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 5.5mg 35%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 15%
Folate 198.8mcg 50%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 2%
Biotin 1.4mcg 4%
Chloride 66.5mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.5mg 10%
Phosphorus 154.9mg 10%
Iodine 0.5mcg 0%
Magnesium 47.2mg 10%
Zinc 1.1mg 10%
Selenium 25.8mcg 45%
Copper 0.2mg 25%
Manganese 0.6mg 25%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 11.4mcg 25%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Spaghetti (wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Zucchini Squash, Summer Squash, Low Sodium Chicken Broth (chicken Broth (filtered Water, Chicken Stock, Sea Salt), Chicken Flavor, Onion Powder, Potato Flour, Yeast Extract, Garlic Powder, Flavor, Turmeric And Flavor), Onion, Broccoli, Carrots, Lemon Juice, Parsley, Parmesan Cheese ((pasteurized Part-skim Cow's Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Cellulose Powder Added To Prevent Caking, Potassium Sorbate To Protect Flavor), Basil, Margarine (soybean Oil, Palm Oil, Water, Buttermilk, Contains Less Than 2% Of Salt, Potassium Sorbate (to Preserve Freshness), Soy Lecithin And Mono And Diglycerides (emulsifiers), Lactic Acid, Natural And Artificial Flavor, Vitamin A Palmitate, Beta-carotene), Salt, Black Pepper.

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