Easy Brown Rice Pasta with Veggies

Easy, healthy brown rice pasta recipe which can be a side dish or a main. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1/2 bag brown rice pasta (or two cups)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms I used shiitake
  • 1 cup sliced zucchini
  • 1 tsp each salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp sriracha


  • Put on a large pot of water to boil with one tablespoon salt. When water is boiling, add pasta and cook to directions on the package.
  • Heat a skillet on medium high and when hot, add the olive oil. When oil is hot, add onion and cook for two to three minutes, stirring frequently. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds or until you smell the garlic.
  • Add the peppers and mushrooms and cook for five minutes, stirring the pan frequently. Add the zucchini, salt and pepper. Stir for another minute or two. 
  • Drain the cooked pasta and put into the pan. Toss vegetables with the pasta and add sriracha if using. Taste and add more salt and pepper if needed. Serve immediately.