You are here: Home » Recipes » Penne Pasta with Roast Vegetables and Lemon Penne Pasta with Roast Vegetables and Lemon Recipe by Relish ContributorKitchen Tested Yield 4 servings Chop and roast the vegetables and toss with some leftover pasta; dinner is done. PrintEmail You can cook the pasta up to three days before assembling this dish. Cook the pasta al dente according to directions, rinse in cold water and store in a large plastic bag after spraying it lightly with olive oil so it doesn't stick together. Use jarred minced garlic if you wish. You can use the tubes of pureed basil if you want to save time. Ingredients 1 pound whole wheat penne1 medium eggplant, unpeled, cut into 1-inch chunks1 medium zucchini sliced into 1/2-inch-thick slices1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and cut into 1-inch chunks1 medium red onion, diced1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil2 garlic cloves, minced1 teaspoon dried Italian herbs1/4 cup reduced-fat feta cheese1/2 cup shredded fresh basil leaves Juice of 1 lemon Instructions Cook the penne according to package directions in boiling salted water. Drain it but do not rinse it. Preheat oven to 375F. In a large mixing bowl, combine the vegetables, olive oil, garlic and Italian herbs. Spread the vegetables out on a baking pan with sides and roast 30 minutes until golden and tender. Combine with the warm cooked pasta, feta cheese, basil leaves, lemon juice and mix well.