Buttons & Bows Pasta

Prep Time: 25 minsServings: 4
This light and lemony meal is a refreshing change to your typical pasta du jour!


  1. In a 4-quart saucepan, bring 3 quarts of water to a boil over high heat.
  2. Add pasta and cook according to package directions. Drain.
  3. Meanwhile, heat olive oil and garlic over medium heat in large saute pan. Cook until soft, but not browned.
  4. Add peas and carrots. Cook gently until the vegetables are heated through.
  5. In a bowl, combine chicken broth and cornstarch, mix well.
  6. Add to pan with vegetables and bring to a boil. Simmer gently for 1 minute.
  7. Add parsley, pasta, lemon zest, and pepper. Toss gently and cook until the pasta is hot.
  8. Serve.


Recipe courtesy of Keep the Beat™, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

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