Veggie Skillet
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Veggie Skillet

Cubes of Cheddar cheese stirred into this vegetarian skillet main dish melt smoothly and tie all the flavors and ingredients together.

20 min
30 min


2 cups uncooked dried farfalle (bow tie) pasta

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

2 medium (1 cup) zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

1 medium (1 cup) red onion, cut into thin wedges

1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves  

8 ounces (2 cups) Cheddar cheese, cubed 1/2-inch

Salt, if desired

Pepper, if desired


 *Substitute 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; stir in garlic. Stir in all remaining ingredients except cheese. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 4-6 minutes or until vegetables are crisply tender.

  3. STEP 3

    Stir in pasta. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Stir in cheese. Salt and pepper to taste.


20Fat (mg)
60Cholesterol (mg)
340Sodium (mg)
31Carbohydrates (g)
3Dietary Fiber
17Protein (g)


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  November 24, 2011

Went over really well as a vegetarian side dish. I'll definitely make it again in the future.

— says Klayter M.
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