Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera

Yields                         4 servings

Preparation Time    30 minutes

Cooking Time           30 minutes


Ingredient Amount
Linguine pasta, uncooked 6-8 ounces
Boiling water 1 1/4 quart
Garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon
Cooking sherry 3/4 cup
Onions, sliced 1/2 medium onion
Green bell peppers, sliced 1 medium
Carrots, fresh, sliced 3/4 cup
Broccoli, fresh, florets 1 cup
Basil, fresh, chopped 1 tablespoon
Lemon juice 2 tablespoons
Lemon peel, zest grated fine 1/2 teaspoon
  1. In a large pot boil water, add linguine, cook 10 minutes, stir occasionally. Cook till tender but firm. Drain water and rinse.  Hold warm for use.
  2. In a medium pot, saute’ minced garlic in olive oil for one minute.  Add sherry and cook for 10 minutes, until liquid is reduced by half.
  3.  Add carrots, onions, broccoli, and peppers to garlic and sherry. Heat until carrots are tender but crisp.
  4. Add lemon juice, lemon peel and basil to vegetables, cook together, stirring frequently.
  5. Toss with cooked pasta and serve.