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Bowtie Pasta with Marinara Sauce

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Bowtie Pasta with Marinara Sauce

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carrots, lowfat, marinara sauce, pasta, peas, vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 497kcal


  • 8 ounce bowtie (farfalle) pasta, dry
  • 4 cup green peas, frozen
  • 1 medium bell pepper, green
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 3 stalk green onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cup spaghetti or marinara sauce
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Serve With

  • 2 cup mango cubes, frozen


  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain hot liquid into a small pot; add peas and heat until boiling. Drain and add to cooked pasta; cover and set aside to keep warm.
  • While pasta is cooking, dice pepper, carrot, and onion.
  • Add oil to a sauté pan and heat over medium. Add the diced veggies and cook for about 3 mins.
  • Add pasta and marinara; mix well and continue cooking until heated through.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese if desired.
  • Serve frozen mango on the side.
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Calories: 497kcal | Carbohydrates: 86g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 833mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 28g

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