Ingredients

  • pasta for 2 persons (fresh pasta is the best)
  • olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic (crushed)
  • florets from 1 broccoli
  • 1 1/2 cup of sweet peas (fresh or frozen)
  • 150 gr of fresh spinach
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp of creme fraiche

Author of this recipe

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This veggie spring pasta Primavera (means Spring in Italian, Spanish and Portuguese) recipe comes together in under 30 minutes so it’s perfect for busy weeknights and you can add any spring vegetable that you like.

Total votes: 35

Preparation

  • Cook the pasta, following the package guidelines, and rinse under cold water and set aside
  • Cook the broccoli first for about 5 minutes and set aside
  • Heat olive oil in a big skillet or wok, and fry the garlic for 2 minutes
  • Add the broccoli and peas to the skillet and cook for 3 minutes
  • Start adding the fresh spinach and cook until the leaves are dark green
  • Add the lemon zest and creme fraiche, mix all well together
  • Add the cooked pasta to the veggies for about 5 minutes stirring now and then
  • Bring to taste with salt and pepper
  • For some extra flavour add a little grated Parmesan cheese on top

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