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Pasta Primavera

May 31, 2019
Photo by Carrie Cooper
Author Notes

Coming at you with an simple yet amazingly flavorful pasta that doesn't take long to make! Pasta Primavera is an American made (italian inspired) recipe! It consist of veggies and a sauce made of the starchy pasta water , butter and lemon. Here's my take on this classic! —Carrie Cooper

  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 35 minutes
  • Serves 5
Ingredients
  • Your Veggies
  • 1/2 pint Cherry Tomatoes sliced in half
  • 1 squash thinly sliced
  • 1 zuchinni thinly sliced
  • 1 shallot julienne
  • 1 cup frozen, or fresh peas
  • 1 cup lightly chopped flat leaf parlsey
  • 2 cloves of sliced garlic
  • 1/2 lemon
  • any other veggies you want
  • Seasonings and such
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano : as much as as your heart desires
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup pasta water
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Dried Basil
  • Dried Bay Leaves
  • Crushed Red Peppers
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Bring a pot of salted water to boil - make sure the water is as salty as the ocean, we're using it in the sauce!
  2. In a large saucepan add olive oil, shallots and garlic and cook over medium heat being sure to move around so they don’t brown.
  3. Add zucchinis, tomatoes, crushed red peppers,basil and salt and pepper
  4. While pasta is still cooking, take one cup of pasta water and pour into pan - add bay leaves and half of fresh squeeze lemon.
  5. When pasta is al dente, take noodles straight from pot to pan, no need to strain it
  6. Serve it up! If you make it, tag me in the pic I want to see!

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