Pasta Primavera

Our take on a delicious Italian classic. Primavera means 'spring' so traditionally, it would contain spring vegetables but we suggest you feel free to use whichever veggies are in your fridge right now.


Yields4 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsDifficultyBeginner

Ingredients

 2 cups whole grain pasta, uncooked
 4 cups mixed vegetables (broccoli, onion, button mushrooms, bell peppers, carrots, etc.), lightly steamed

Instructions

1

Boil and drain pasta according to package directions.

2

While the pasta is cooking, prepare the cream sauce and steamed vegetables.

3

Steam the vegetables in a small amount of water, salt to taste, and set aside.

4

Combine the cream sauce with the cooked pasta and steamed vegetables. Serve immediately

Tip: Stir ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg into the cream sauce to give it a more alfredo-like flavor.

Primavera Casserole Variation
5

Place the pasta in a casserole dish and sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Bake the casserole the oven at 350°F until the breadcrumbs brown, and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 305
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.5g12%
Saturated Fat 0.5g3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 481mg21%
Total Carbohydrate 52g18%
Dietary Fiber 8g32%
Sugars 4.6g
Protein 10g20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 2 cups whole grain pasta, uncooked
 4 cups mixed vegetables (broccoli, onion, button mushrooms, bell peppers, carrots, etc.), lightly steamed

Directions

1

Boil and drain pasta according to package directions.

2

While the pasta is cooking, prepare the cream sauce and steamed vegetables.

3

Steam the vegetables in a small amount of water, salt to taste, and set aside.

4

Combine the cream sauce with the cooked pasta and steamed vegetables. Serve immediately

Tip: Stir ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg into the cream sauce to give it a more alfredo-like flavor.

Primavera Casserole Variation
5

Place the pasta in a casserole dish and sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Bake the casserole the oven at 350°F until the breadcrumbs brown, and serve.

Pasta Primavera
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