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This colorful dish is like summer on a plate! Yellow squash, grape tomatoes, and red onion are roasted to enhance their flavors, then tossed with rotini, salty parmesan, and basil for some summery freshness.


1 yellow squash10 grape tomatoes1 red onion2 cloves garlic6 oz rotini pasta¼ cup Parmesan cheese½ oz basil1 Tbsp olive oil1 Tbsp butter


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees and bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Slice the onion into ½ inch slices. Cut the squash into ½-inch cubes. Crush the garlic with the side of your knife. Finally, tear the basil leaves.
  2. On a baking sheet, toss squash, onions, garlic, and tomatoes with 1 tablespoon olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast for 12-15 minutes, tossing halfway through.
  3. Add the rotini to the pot of water and cook for 10-12 minutes, until al dente. Drain and return to the pot with 1 tablespoon of butter.
  4. Once the vegetables are ready, add them to the pasta. Toss over medium heat with the basil and half the parmesan cheese.
  5. Finish: Serve the pasta with the remaining parmesan on top!

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Tags: Lunch, Dinner, Main Dish, Pasta, Tomato

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