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Pasta Primavera Recipe

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6
  • Category: Pasta
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Pasta Primavera is not just a spring or summer recipe, this easy pasta dish loaded with vegetables is perfect year round! Packed with flavor and easy to customize with your favorite veggies, this recipe is a staple for any home chef!


Ingredients

  • 12 ounce penne pasta

  • 1 yellow squash, chopped

  • 1 zucchini, chopped

  • 1 red pepper, diced

  • ½ pint grape tomatoes

  • 1 cup fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces

  • 6 asparagus spears, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces

  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil, divided

  • 1 tablespoon italian seasoning

  • ½ tablespoon lemon juice

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ small yellow onion, diced

  • ⅓ cup chopped fresh basil

  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Combine 2 tablespoons of olive oil, italian seasoning, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Toss squash, zucchini, pepper, tomatoes, green beans, and asparagus in the mixture to coat. Arrange veggies in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.

  3. Roast veggies for 15 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile prepare pasta according to package instructions.

  5. After Pasta is prepared, heat remaining olive oil in a large skillet. Add onions and cook for 5-6 minutes or until translucent. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds. Add cooked pasta and basil and cook for 3-5 minutes until heated through. Remove from heat and toss with roasted vegetables.  Top with Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.


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