Creamy Pasta Primavera

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Packed with delightful spring vegetables, Creamy Pasta Primavera is a light, fresh pasta that you can easily serve with dinner, with or without meat.

Primavera translates English to Spring. So, Pasta Primavera means “spring pasta”. We love spring, when fresh veggies are plentiful, and dinners are light and satisfying. If gardening is your thing, you can get inspired by the plants you grow in your backyard. What’s better than classic pasta primavera? Only one is made with homegrown tomatoes, asparagus and spinach. We know not everyone likes their veggies, but you’ll love this classic pasta dish!

We know that sometimes you just want more substance in your pasta.if you love one real A creamy sauce, you can easily turn this recipe into an extra creamy pasta primavera by adding 1 cup of heavy cream. Let it heat, then add the lemon juice and Parmesan cheese and stir until melted. No matter which variation you prefer, this is sure to be a hit!

  • Meat Choices:

    Looking for a bigger meal? Grilled chicken or shrimp are delicious in pasta primavera. Season chicken or shrimp with salt and pepper, then sauté in butter or olive oil. Add to the pot when everything else is done cooking. Or, try my Chicken Pasta Primavera recipe.

  • Vegetable options:

    Pasta Primavera is all about spring vegetables. You can mix and match as many different spring vegetables as you like. Spring vegetables include: artichokes, asparagus, cabbage, carrots, fava beans, garlic, herbs, funnels, morels, onions, peas, potatoes, radishes, ramps, scallions, and spinach.

  • What kind of pasta should I use?

    You can use any shape of pasta you like. Penne pasta, shaped like the vegetables you add to the dish, is convenient and easy to eat, but don’t be afraid to switch up the flavors with any pasta shape you like.

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A serving of creamy pasta primavera on a white plate

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Creamy pasta primavera in a pan with a wooden spoon

Loaded with spring vegetables, this Pasta Primavera is a light, fresh pasta that you can easily serve for dinner.

Preparation time 10 minute

cooking time 10 minute

total time 20 minute

raw material

  • 1 pound spaghetti tube
  • 4 tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil Divided into
  • 1/2 Shallot thin slices
  • 1 cup asparagus Trim and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 1 cup artichoke hearts
  • 6 to 8 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup Freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to try
  • 3 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley for decoration

instruct

  • Cook pasta according to package directions.

  • Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add red onion and asparagus and saute 5 to 7 minutes, until asparagus is crisp.

  • Add peas, tomatoes, and artichoke hearts, and stir briefly, 1 to 2 minutes, until heated through.

  • Add garlic and cook 1 minute more. Keep away from heat sources.

  • Add pasta, add 2 tablespoons olive oil, lemon juice, and Parmesan, and toss until cheese melts. Season with salt and pepper. Serve warm and garnish with fresh chopped parsley.

notes

if you love one real A creamy sauce, you can easily turn this recipe into an extra creamy pasta primavera by adding 1 cup of heavy cream. Let it heat, then add the lemon juice and Parmesan cheese and stir until melted.

Calories: 470kcal | carbohydrate: 65G | protein: 15G | fat: 16G | Saturated fat: 3G | cholesterol: 7mg | sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 369mg | fiber: 5G | sugar: 5G | Vitamin A: 1050unit | Vitamin C: 29.8mg | calcium: 134mg | iron: 2.5mg

Creamy Pasta Primavera