Tri-color Fusilli with Vegetables

Healthy, tasty and easy to do… everything a recipe needs to be!


Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese
servings: 6

preparation time: 30 minutes



1 package (1 pound) tri-color fusilli pasta

3 minced garlic cloves

1 chopped small onion

2 carrots cut into strips

2 chopped zucchini

½ sliced cabbage (white or purple)

2 tbs. olive oil

juice of 1 lemon

thyme and oregano (½ teaspoon of each)

salt and pepper to taste



1 – Cook pasta according to package directions. 

2 – In a large saucepan, heat olive oil and add onions (let it cook for about 3 minutes) and then out the garlic.

3 – Add carrot and zucchini, stir and cook for 3 minutes.

4 – Put cabbage and seasonings (lemon juice, salt, pepper, thyme and oregano). Mix well.

5 – Add the cooked pasta and stir. Taste to check if needs more salt. Serve.


Tips and Options:

  • For variety, use other types of vegetables such as eggplant, peas, corn, hearts of palm, broccoli, spinach and napa cabbage.
  • Olives and leeks can also be used as a seasoning for this dish.
  • At serving time, add a tablespoon of butter and mix well.

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