Fast Vegie Spaghetti
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
6 serves Serves: 6
Feel like pasta? Give this vegie-packed spaghetti recipe a go!


  • 500 g spaghetti or other pasta
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small brown onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 small carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 stick celery, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 capsicum, seeded and diced
  • 1 small zucchini, cut into 2-3cm pieces
  • 570 g tomato based pasta sauce
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated


  1. Cook pasta according to packet directions and drain.
  2. Heat oil in a saucepan, add onion and cook until soft.
  3. Add other vegetables, stirring until well mixed. Lower heat, cover and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  4. Add pasta sauce to vegetables and heat through.
  5. Remove from heat and serve over pasta. Sprinkle with cheese.

Recipe from Healthy Food Fast © State of Western Australia, 2012. Reproduced with permission.

Variation: Substitute other vegetables for those listed - use those you have in the refrigerator or freezer

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Nutrition Information

per serving per 100g
Energy 869 kJ 407 kJ
Protein 6.9 g 3.2 g
Fat, total 4.5 g 2.1 g
— saturated 1.1 g 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 32.3 g 15.1 g
— sugars 7.4 g 3.4 g
Sodium 428 mg 200.4 mg
Fibre 4.8 g 2.2 g

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