Spaghetti With Mixed Vegetables And Herb Sauce Recipe - Vegetables and herbs make this spaghetti dish healthy

This recipe is from the book No Oil Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Whole wheat spaghetti, Carrot

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Noodles and Pastas

Spaghetti With Mixed Vegetables And Herb Sauce

Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Spaghetti With Mixed Vegetables And Herb Sauce Recipe - How to make Spaghetti With Mixed Vegetables And Herb Sauce


Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Whole wheat spaghetti 250 grams

  • Carrot cut into 1 inch pieces1 medium

  • Broccoli separated into small florets 1 small

  • Mushrooms halved 8-10

  • Green capsicum cut into 1 inch pieces 1 medium

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 3 tablespoons

  • Skimmed milk 1 1/2 cups

  • Mixed herbs 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • White pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh parsley chopped 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Boil the spaghetti in five cups of water till just done. Drain, refresh and set aside. Blanch carrot and broccoli separately in one cup of boiling water for two to three minutes. Drain and refresh.

Step 2

For herb sauce lightly roast whole-wheat flour in a non-stick pan. Add milk and whisk rapidly so that no lumps form. Strain if required. Add salt, pepper and mixed herbs. Mix and set aside.

Step 3

In a non-stick pan put the carrots, broccoli, mushrooms, capsicum and spaghetti, toss well and cook on medium heat for two minutes. Add the herb sauce and mix well. Check for seasonings. Serve garnished with chopped parsley.

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