This healthy pasta dish is brimming with spring vegetables. Use fresh peas if you can get them… 

Pasta Primavera
Serves 2
A light and tasty pasta dish that makes the most of spring - primavera - vegetables.
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
1157 calories
130 g
207 g
60 g
34 g
35 g
1034 g
230 g
20 g
0 g
20 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
1034g
Servings
2
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1157
Calories from Fat 522
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 60g
92%
Saturated Fat 35g
177%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 17g
Cholesterol 207mg
69%
Sodium 230mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates 130g
43%
Dietary Fiber 17g
69%
Sugars 20g
Protein 34g
Vitamin A
386%
Vitamin C
244%
Calcium
35%
Iron
66%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 250g dried farfalle pasta
  2. 2 zucchini, ends trimmed, halved lengthways, thinly sliced diagonally
  3. 1 bunch asparagus, woody ends trimmed, cut into 2cm pieces
  4. 250g snow peas, trimmed, thinly sliced lengthways
  5. 4 yellow squash, ends trimmed, thinly sliced
  6. 1 x 300ml ctn light thickened cream
  7. 1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard
  8. 1 tablespoon finely shredded lemon rind
  9. 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  10. 1/4 cup finely shredded fresh basil
  11. Mixed salad leaves, to serve
Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta in a saucepan of salted boiling water following packet directions or until al dente. Add the zucchini, asparagus, snow peas and squash and cook for 2 minutes or until snow peas are bright green and tender crisp. Drain and return to pan.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the cream, mustard, lemon rind and garlic in a frying pan over high heat. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring, for 2 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
  3. Add the cream mixture to the pasta and toss until just combined. Stir in the basil and season with salt and pepper. Serve with mixed salad leaves.
Notes
  1. Tip: Garnish with fresh parsley and slice of tomato.
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calories
1157
fat
60g
protein
34g
carbs
130g
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