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Barilla Ready Pasta Elbows With Carrots And Parmesan Elbow Pasta (Kid Friendly!)

  • Author: Caroline Phelps
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Total Time: 4 minutes
  • Yield: 2 people 1x
  • Category: Noodles
  • Method: Microwaving
  • Cuisine: American


A kid friendly elbow pasta recipe ready in 4 minutes!


  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium carrot (chopped into bite size pieces or flowers)
  • 1 pouch Barilla Ready Elbows Pasta
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil (chopped)


  1. In a large pan over medium heat, add extra virgin olive oil and garlic and fry for 1 minute.
  2. Add carrots and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add Barila Ready Pasta Elbows, stir and cook for 2-4 minutes, until pasta is golden and heated through.
  4. Divide the pasta among two bowls and season with salt and pepper. Top with grated parmesan and basil and serve.


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 336
  • Sugar: 4.7 g
  • Sodium: 132.9 mg
  • Fat: 9.5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 52.4 g
  • Fiber: 3.8 g
  • Protein: 10.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.6 mg

Keywords: pasta, main, quick

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