Farfalle with Oil and Seasonings

I don’t usually cook with white pasta, but my father gave me this colander (we really needed a new one!) and the pasta came with it. I also do not like to throw out food, so we used it.

Farfalle with Oil and Seasoning (www.espinosakitchen.wordpress.com)

Farfalle with Oil and Seasonings


  • 1 pound whole wheat farfalle pasta
  • 1 bag frozen broccoli
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 8 oz. sautéed mushrooms
  • ¼ cup EVOO (Extra-Virgin Olive Oil)
  • Ground pepper and salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • ¼ cup fresh basil
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese


  1. Boil water and cook pasta according to pasta directions.
  2. Sautee mushrooms until juices begin to evaporate.
  3. Microwave or steam broccoli until bright green and soft.
  4. Drain pasta and add olive oil, seasonings and vegetables. Add parmesan cheese and serve.

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