Creamy Pasta Primavera

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Light, bright & perfect for a weeknight! You'll love this veggie pasta dish just as much as we do :-)

Hannah
Hannah
185
Very easy

5 minutes

Prep time

15 minutes

Cook time

792 cal.

Per serving

Ingredients

Utensils

Stovetop, Frying pan, Pot (small), Knife

recipe

Zucchini

Step 1

Wash & cut the zucchini into half moons.

Bell pepper (red)

Step 2

Wash & cut the bell pepper into thin 2-inch strips.

Asparagus (fresh)

Step 3

Wash & cut the asparagus into 2-inch pieces.

Garlic

Step 4

Peel the garlic & set aside.

Pasta (farfalle or bow-tie)

Step 5

In a pot of salted, boiling water, add the pasta. Cook according to package directions, until al dente.

Olive oil

Step 6

Meanwhile, heat a drizzle of oil in a frying pan on medium heat. Add the vegetables. Season with salt & pepper. Grate the garlic into the pan. Stir & cook until the veggies begin to slightly brown & soften, about 7-8 min.

Step 7

Before straining the pasta, reserve about 1/4 cup of pasta water per serving. Then strain & set aside.

Lemon

Step 8

Add the pasta water to the pan with the vegetables. Let the vegetables cook for another 1-2 min, then add the pasta. Zest the lemon into the pan if desired.

Heavy cream

Step 9

Add the heavy cream to the pan. Lower the heat to a simmer. Stir & cook for 3-4 min, or until the cream has thickened.

Butter (unsalted)
Parmesan (grated)

Step 10

Add the butter & parmesan cheese. Stir & remove from the heat.

Step 11

Serve with a lemon wedge & additional grated cheese if desired. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy792 cal.
Fat48 g
Carbohydrates67 g
Protein22 g
Fiber11 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Creamy Pasta Primavera" contains 792 Energy, 48 g of Fat, 67 g of Carbohydrates, 22 g of Protein, 11 g of Fiber.

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