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pasta primavera

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Florissant, MO

Nice meal for any Night of the Week!

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For pasta primavera

  • kosher salt
  • 12 oz
    fusilli or other corkscrew pasta
  • 1/2 lb
    sugar snap peas, halved lengthwise, or broccoli florets (or a combination)
  • 2
    carrots, shredded
  • 1 md
    yellow bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 c
    extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 4 clove
    garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 pkg
    cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 c
    roughly chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 6 oz
    goat cheese (crumbled)

How To Make pasta primavera

  • 1
    Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the fusilli and cook as the label directs. Add the sugar snap peas and/or broccoli, carrots and bell pepper to the boiling water during the last 2 minutes of cooking. Reserve 1/2 cup cooking water, then drain the pasta and vegetables and return to the pot.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook until just golden, about 30 seconds. Add the tomatoes, red pepper flakes and 1 teaspoon salt; cook until the tomatoes begin to wilt, about 2 minutes. Stir in 1/4 cup of the reserved cooking water. Pour the tomato mixture over the pasta and vegetables. Add the mint, parmesan and half the goat cheese and toss to combine. Season with salt.
  • 3
    Divide the pasta among bowls. Top with the remaining goat cheese and drizzle with olive oil. Per serving: Calories 638; Fat 27 g (Saturated 10 g); Cholesterol 33 mg; Sodium 841 mg; Carbohydrate 77 g; Fiber 7 g; Protein 24 g

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