Grilled Summer Vegetable Pasta

Farmers market favorite! Tomatoes, eggplant, squash and more create a fresh-tasting meatless main dish.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 6

Ingredients

8
oz uncooked linguine
4
medium tomatoes, chopped
1/3
cup coarsely chopped fresh basil leaves
6
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1
medium red bell pepper, quartered
1
medium yellow summer squash, cut in half lengthwise
1
medium onion, cut into 1/2-inch slices
4
oz chèvre (goat) cheese, crumbled
1/3
cup shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    440
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    550mg
    550%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    45g
    45%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    14g
    14%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    35%;
    Vitamin C
    45%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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