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Fettuccine Prima Vera

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Fettuccine Prima Vera is an amazingly delicious recipe which you will enjoy with your family and friends. If you loved it, do share it with your friends also!
Ingredients
  Fettuccine 1 Pound
  Asparagus 1⁄2 Pound
  Chinese pea pods 1⁄4 Pound
  Mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound
  Carrots 2 Medium
  Green onions 2 Medium
  Water 3 Quart
  Salt To Taste
  Olive oil/Salad oil 1 Tablespoon
  Frozen peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Coarsely ground black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Half and half 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Prepare Fettuccine; dry at least 1 hour before cooking.
2. About 45 minutes before serving, cut asparagus into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Remove strings from Chinese pea pods. Slice mushrooms. Cut carrots into 3-inch-long matchstick-thin strips. Cut green onions into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Set vegetables aside.
3. Cook noodles: In 6-quart saucepot over high heat, heat water and 1 teaspoon salt if desired to boiling. Add '/2 pound Fettuccine (wrap remaining dried noodles with plastic wrap and refrigerate to use within 2 weeks). Gently stir to separate noodles; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium. Cook noodles about 5 minutes or until tender but firm (al dente); drain. Return noodles to saucepot.
4. Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat, in 2 tablespoons hot olive oil, cook asparagus, carrots, and Chinese pea pods, stirring frequently, until tender-crisp, about 5 minutes. With slotted spoon, remove vegetables to bowl; set aside. In same skillet in 2 more tablespoons hot olive oil, cook mushrooms and green onions 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Return asparagus mixture to skillet; add frozen peas, coarsely ground pepper, and 1 teaspoon salt. Cook over medium heat until vegetables are heated through, stirring occasionally; remove from heat.
5. Over medium-low heat, gently toss noodles with half-and-half, butter or margarine, grated Parmesan cheese, and vegetable mixture until heated through.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Noodle
Ingredient: 
Pasta

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