Classic Pasta Primavera

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Barbara Scott

By
@Feebs17

Every once in a while I crave pasta and this is one of my favorite dishes. It's smooth, creamy, and delicious with the veggies added. Make some garlic bread under the broiler and Mmm mmm, it's so good!

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Comments:
Serves:
4 -6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 6 Tbsp
    olive or other oil
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minched
  • 1 c
    frozen broccoli florets
  • 1 c
    asparagus tips, blanched (or frozen)
  • 1 c
    frozen peas, thawed
  • 8 oz
    baby bella mushrooms, sliced or quarterd
  • 1 c
    grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 lb
    thin spaghetti, cooked
  • 2/3 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    thinly chopped basil
  • 1
    med. yellow squash or zucchini
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 c
    light cream (or more according to desired consistency)
  • ·
    scant 1/8 tsp nutmeg in the cream.

How to Make Classic Pasta Primavera

Step-by-Step

  1. Put on water to boil for spaghetti and add a good amount of salt. Get all your vegetables together. Pour oil in skillet or saute pan until hot and add the mushrooms and garlic. Let cook until almost done.
  2. Add other vegetables into the pan and let cook until desired doneness. Add more salt at this time if desired.
  3. Sprinkle grated parm over all and add butter,letting it melt in pan. Then add cream and stir. Cheese will thicken the sauce. Add more cream or milk to the sauce if needed or to desired thickeness.
  4. Keep sauce on low temp until spaghetti is done and mix all together. Serve.

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About Classic Pasta Primavera

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian



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