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Pasta Primavera

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Ingredients
  Mostaccioli/Ziti/other medium shape pasta 1 Pound (Uncooked)
  Broccoli head/Cauliflower 1 , cut into small florets
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Low sodium chicken broth 15 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Frozen mixed vegetables 10 Ounce (1 Package)
  Frozen chopped spinach 10 Ounce, thawed (1 Package)
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Follow the package direction to prepare pasta.
2) Stir in broccoli, just 3 minutes before pasta is done.
3) Drain water from the saucepan, and transfer the ingredients in a large bowl.
4) In a small bowl, dissolve cornstarch in 1/4 cup water.

MAKING
5) In large saucepan, add garlic and chicken broth.
6) Simmer the liquid for 3 minutes over medium heat.
7) Add cornstarch mixture and whisk.
8) Fold in mixed vegetables and spinach.
9) Cook for another 5 minutes or until heated through.
10) Toss sauce and vegetable mixture with pasta.

SERVING
11) Serve the pasta by seasoning with salt and pepper and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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