Pasta W/ Garlic Parmesan Sauce & Vegetable Ribbons

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Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

This dish really hit the spot. I found this recipe or should I say a version of it in one of my Favorite Brand Name Cookbooks. Of course I had to tweak it as it didn't include Parmesan cheese, so as always I made it my way. I added bouillon for more flavor and of course more sauce ingredients. The only thing that remains the same is the pasta, zucchini and carrots...LOL This was a perfect meal as is, but you could easily add some chopped chicken if you prefer, to make it more substantial. I myself loved it just as is. I hope you try it sometime.


Enjoy!

Rating:

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

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    linguine, fettuccine or even spaghetti. cooked and drained
  • 3 medium
    carrots, peeled and cut into thin slices with vegetable peeler
  • 1 medium
    zucchini, cut into thin slices with vegetable peeler
  • 1 medium
    corn on cob - shucked and sliced from cob - or could use 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 6 - 8 medium
    cloves, garlic - minced
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 tsp
    better than buillon chicken paste ( dissolve with broth )
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/3 c
    shredded - not grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp
    each - salt & dried , crushed tarragon leaves
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • parmesan
    for garnish

How to Make Pasta W/ Garlic Parmesan Sauce & Vegetable Ribbons

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare vegetables and place in a pot of salted boiling water. Cook just until tender. Drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.
  2. Prepare your pasta. Try to have it ready about the same time as the sauce.

    In a medium saucepan, cook onions and garlic in butter until tender.
  3. Stir in the cream and broth. Bring to a simmer and cook until slightly thickened. It won't be real thick. About 15 minutes. Stirring occasionally. Add the tarragon, salt and pepper.

    Now, reduce heat and whisk in the cheese and simmer for another 2 - 3 minutes or until cheese is completely melted.
  4. Drain pasta and place in a dutch oven. Toss with vegetables.
  5. Add the sauce and toss to coat pasta and vegetables. Cook until everything is heated through and sauce is a little thicker.
  6. Plate and sprinkle with Parmesan, salt and pepper if desired.

    I served with just a side salad.

    Note: Cooked chopped chicken could be added to this for a more complete meal. We loved it just as it was though.

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About Pasta W/ Garlic Parmesan Sauce & Vegetable Ribbons

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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