Easy Pasta Primavera Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Easy Pasta Primavera Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Easy Pasta Primavera

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"Fresh vegetables are simmered in oregano-seasoned Swanson® Chicken Broth until tender-crisp and tossed with thin spaghetti for a tasty meatless entree."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • COOK

    25 mins
  • READY IN

    25 mins

Directions

  1. Mix cornstarch and 3/4 cup broth.
  2. Mix remaining broth, oregano, garlic, broccoli, carrots and onion in saucepot. Heat to a boil. Cover and cook over low heat 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Add cornstarch mixture. Cook and stir until mixture boils and thickens. Stir in tomato. Toss with spaghetti and serve with cheese.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 08, 2008

This recipe was decent. It did need some tweaking as it was a little bland in my opinion. I ended up using close to a full teaspoon of garlic powder and almost two teaspoons of oregano. I also added salt and pepper to taste. I think the next time I make it, I will add grilled chicken to it, to make it a fuller meal. I had to substitute chicken boullion for the broth and I think next time I do that, I will use 1 full block per cup of water instead of half a block per cup for a stronger flavor. All in all, it was a good recipe and did not take very long to make at all

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 10, 2008

BLAND! This recipe was easy, but lacked any flavor outside of the broth. There was no where near enough garlic or oregano to add spice to the dish, I couldn't even find them in any bite. If I were to do this dish again, I would definitely add a few cloves of minced garlic and fresh basil. The dried oregano did nothing for the freshness of the vegetables. Salt and pepper are a must have in the recipe, as well.

 
Dec 16, 2009

This was really not to my liking. Even with addition of salt and pepper, and extra oregano and garlic powder, it just did not taste good. I should have looked for a recipe with a better rating, but this one looked so simple that I ignored its mediocre 2 1/2 stars.

 
Mar 31, 2009

I read the reviews that said this was bland and boy were they right. I even added extra spices to give it flavor, but nothing could help. It tasted like spaghetti noodles in chicken broth. I was embarrassed to make this for company! I kept apologizing for how flavorless it was.

 
Feb 05, 2009

Wouldn't even eat it on my pasta even with my taste of spices added it was not good.

 
Jan 06, 2009

I added cubed chicken and about a dozen cooked shrimp to the mix. Was pretty bland so I dropped in more various spices and salts. All in all, ok recipe.

 
Feb 09, 2011

Bland! Even adding spiced up chicken couldn't save this one.

 
Jan 22, 2012

excellant recipe, good combos of veggies

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 474 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 92.8 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol
  • 3 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 3 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 6.5 g
  • 26%
  • Protein
  • 18.7 g
  • 37%
  • Sodium
  • 352 mg
  • 14%

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

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