Traditional Italian primavera combines fresh vegetables with pasta. Use your favorite vegetables in this easy side dish.

Source: Midwest Living

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total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a Dutch oven, heat a large amount of water to boiling. Add vegetables. Cook, uncovered, for 3 minutes.

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  • Add pasta, stirring to separate pieces. Cook, uncovered, for 2 minutes.

  • Using ladle, reserve 1-1/2 cups cooking liquid. Drain pasta and vegetables.

  • Return pasta mixture to Dutch oven with reserved cooking liquid. Add butter, stirring until melted. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with Parmesan cheese. Makes 4 to 6 side-dish servings.

Tips

If you use dried pasta, measure 8 to 10 ounces and cook according to package directions; drain. Cook the vegetables for 5 minutes, then continue as directed.

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