Pasta primavera in bowl

This recipe requires a heat source

Recommended materials: Saucepan, Skillet, knife, cutting board, large bowl, spatula, tablespoon (or one big spoon), measuring spoons.


  • 1 12 oz box of whole grain pasta 
  • 2 cups of chopped vegetables (bell peppers, broccoli, onions, and zucchini all work especially well, but you can use any kind you have on hand!)    
  • 2 TBSP olive oil or butter
  • ¼ cup basil (finely chopped)
  • 3 TBSP sage (finely chopped)
  • Pinch of oregano
  • 1 TBSP pepper
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Wash hands. 
  2. Cook pasta and drain, saving ½ cup of the pasta water.
  3. Heat a skillet on medium high heat, then cook your vegetables in the water saved from the pasta for 4-6 minutes, or until tender. 
  4. Combine pasta and vegetables in a large bowl. 
  5. Drizzle with oil or melted butter then add the basil, salt, pepper, sage, and oregano. Mix well. 
  6. Enjoy!

Note: Pasta Primavera is really flexible – have fun experimenting by adding different fresh or dried herbs, spices, pasta sauces, or different combinations of vegetables!

Man with pasta primavera