Traditionally, we have pasta only at dinner time. If I have it for lunch, it is a late lunch, when I plan NOT to have a dinner at all. Tonight, we had a pasta dish that was light enough for lunch (see Recipe blog for Pasta alla Trapanese). It was good, but way too light for dinner.
Served with bread, this pesto, vegetables and pasta mixture was delicious, but just seemed to be lacking something. If I cook it again, I think I will toss in a bit of italian flavored chicken, just to give it some heartiness.
Try it! It actually took only 20 minutes prep and 20 minutes of actually cooking.