Pasta Primavera with Frozen Vegetables

A healthy weeknight dinner everyone will love!


  • 4 cups rotini or other similar shaped pasta, whole grain or regular, uncooked*
  • 1 10-ounce package frozen vegetables
  • 1 24-ounce jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup grated or powdered Parmesan cheese


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
  2. Add frozen vegetables during the last five minutes of cooking time, when pasta has been cooked for roughly 3-5 minutes.
  3. Drain pasta and vegetables. Set aside.
  4. In the large pot, bring the spaghetti sauce to a boil over medium heat.
  5. Add the pasta and vegetables to the spaghetti sauce, and turn off heat.
  6. Dish pasta evenly into bowls, and top each with a spoonful of grated Parmesan.

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 Allergy Warning:

This recipe contains wheat.

*If you are allergic to wheat, try rice or any gluten-free pasta substitute.

 Cut Down on Choking:

For kids 2-4 years old, serve food in the following ways:

  • Cut all parts of the recipe into half-inch pieces.