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Spring Pasta

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Fresh Spring veggies are all you need for this light and healthy pasta! It's quick and easy to make. This will be a go-to pasta for any night of the week! Make sure to check back every week for new delicious recipes and videos.
Ingredients
  Pasta 1 Pound (of your choice)
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Shallots 3 , chopped
  Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm), minced (4-5 cloves)
  Asparagus 1 Pound, chopped
  Cherry tomatoes 1 Pint, halved
  Frozen sweet peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Zest of lemon 1
  Basil leaves 15 , chopped
  Fresh thyme sprig 5 , leaves removed
  Fresh grated parmesan cheese 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

MAKING

  1. Cook pasta according to the directions on the package.
  2. Meanwhile, melt the butter and oil over medium high heat.
  3. Add the shallots and cook for a few minutes.
  4. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about one minute.
  5. Stir the asparagus and let it cook, stirring often for 5 minutes or so.
  6. Add the cherry tomatoes and sweet peas.
  7. Season with the salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. Give it a good stir and let them cook for about 2 minutes.
  8. Pour the white wine to the pan, scraping up any bits at the bottom and add the lemon zest.
  9. Add the cooked pasta to the pan along with the chopped basil, fresh thyme, and Parmesan. Give it a big mix.

SERVING

  1. Serve with some red wine.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish, Dinner
Interest: 
Complete Meal, Spring
Method: 
Saute
Taste: 
Savory
Ingredient: 
Fresh Vegetable, Pasta
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 830 Calories from Fat 262

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g45.4%

Saturated Fat 11.5 g57.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 44.8 mg14.9%

Sodium 540.1 mg22.5%

Total Carbohydrates 105 g34.9%

Dietary Fiber 9.7 g38.6%

Sugars 12.2 g

Protein 29 g58.8%

Vitamin A 59.8% Vitamin C 71.6%

Calcium 35% Iron 33.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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