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Creamy Penne Pasta Primavera Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Creamy Penne Pasta Primavera

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"Asparagus, cherry tomatoes, and carrots are tossed in a delicious and rich cream sauce."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    35 mins

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; add penne and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 11 minutes. Drain.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat-high heat; saute asparagus and carrots until tender yet firm to the bite, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes and garlic; saute until garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. Stir Parmesan cheese, cream, and black pepper into vegetable mixture until cheese melts and sauce is smooth, 2 to 3 minutes. Add pasta to sauce and toss to coat.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • This is a great base recipe. Try using green beans instead of asparagus, canned sun-dried tomatoes instead of cherry tomatoes, or add some fresh pesto to the cream sauce to mix up the flavor.
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May 06, 2014

Delicious! I omitted the carrots (didn't have any on hand) and added in sliced mushrooms, red pepper and a little fresh spinach that I had to use up along w/ the spinach and tomatoes. I used more than 1 clove of garlic, and just eyeballed the cheese until the sauce was the thickness that I wanted. The whole family gobbled this up! This is a great recipe to make when you have a lot of odd and end veggies in the fridge that need used up. I will def be making this again~YUM! Thanks for sharing. :)

 
Sep 21, 2014

Awesome recipe. I didn't have asparagus so I put a yellow paprika instead and it was great!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 518 kcal
  • 26%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 65.1 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Fat
  • 22.2 g
  • 34%
  • Fiber
  • 5.5 g
  • 22%
  • Protein
  • 18.4 g
  • 37%
  • Sodium
  • 250 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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