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Rotini Recipes

Roasted Vegetables with Rotini & Rosemary Pesto

Main Dish
Makes 4 Servings
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cooking Time
40 minutes
Total Time
1 hour
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From the kitchen of Dreamfields Pasta

Made with



  • 1 box Dreamfields Rotini
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 cups vegetables (see note)
  • 8 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1 pound reduced fat and sodium chicken sausage fully-cooked, halved, diagonally sliced
  • black pepper coarsely ground

Parsley-Rosemary Pesto (see recipe below)

  • Parsley-Rosemary Pesto
  • 1 cup Italian parsley packed
  • 1/3 cup fresh rosemary packed, stems removed
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1 ounce Parmesan cheese (about 1/4 cup shredded)
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • salt


  1. Line large rimmed baking pan (17x12x1-inch) with aluminum foil. Spray foil with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Place 8 cups vegetables (any combination) plus garlic cloves in large bowl; toss with 2 tablespoons oil, salt and pepper. Place vegetables (except broccoli and cauliflower, if using) and garlic cloves in single layer in baking pan. Roast in 425°F oven 15 minutes.
  3. Stir vegetables. Add sausage, broccoli and cauliflower, if using. Continue roasting 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables are lightly browned and tender.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare pasta according to package directions. Return to pan; toss with pesto. Add vegetables and sausage. Transfer to platter.

Pesto Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients except oil and salt in bowl of food processor. Pulse until well combined. With processor running, add oil in slow, steady stream until well combined. Add salt, as desired.

Note: Choose 8 cups of any combination of vegetables: fennel bulbs, cut into quarters; parsnips, cut into 2-inch lengths; carrots, cut into 2-inch lengths; medium onions, quartered; broccoli florets; cauliflower florets; sweet potatoes, cut into 2-inch pieces.

Note: If desired, substitute 2/3 cup favorite prepared pesto.

Nutrition Facts

520 Calories

50g Carbohydrates

5g Saturated Fat

798mg Sodium

27g Fat

26g Protein

56mg Cholesterol

8g Dietary Fiber

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