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Pasta Primavera

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4
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Enjoy this beautiful pasta dish featuring colorful veggies and a creamy sauce.
by: Gimme Some Oven
Updated Dec 2, 2014
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  • 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine or linguine
  • 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 cup broccoli flowerets
  • 1 cup cauliflowerets
  • 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced (1 cup)
  • 1 cup frozen green peas, rinsed to separate
  • 1 small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
  • 1 container (10 ounces) refrigerated Alfredo pasta sauce
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese


  • 1
    Cook fettuccine as directed on package.
  • 2
    While fettuccine is cooking, heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook broccoli, cauliflowerets, carrots, peas and onion in oil 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 3
    Stir in Alfredo sauce; heat through. Drain fettuccine. Stir fettuccine into sauce mixture; heat through. Sprinkle with cheese.

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More About This Recipe

  • With a vegetable pasta salad as simple as this, your kitchen won't hold you hostage while summer passes by.

    “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it.”

    Oh Ferris. So full of wisdom.

    I’m pretty sure that on “days off” like his, or the all-too-often crazy days when my calendar hardly leaves any time for cooking, a delicious 15-minute meal like this pasta primavera would be JUST the ticket!

    This Pasta Primavera recipe pretty much could not be easier. Betty Crocker’s Creamy Parmesan Pasta Suddenly Salad mixes with Valley Fresh Steamers do all of the work for you. Just follow the directions, and within 15 minutes, you can have a delicious pasta dish overflowing with fresh steamed vegetables ready to enjoy.

    It is so simple and quick, you’ll definitely have time to go and save Ferris.

    Here we go:

    Like I said…just these ingredients (plus the mayo called for in the Suddenly Salad).

    Steam the veggies while you cook the pasta, then mix ‘er up!

    And voila!

    Look at all of those colorful veggies! That’s pasta prrrrrrimavera, baby!

    Ali loves music and fun food! Check out her great stuff at her blog site, Gimme Some Oven, and her Tablespoon profile -- and keep watching Quick Dish to see what colorful, nommy recipes she dreams up next!
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