My family is getting tired of the same old food every night; we are stuck in a food rut. I have been looking for different recipes to try. While grocery shopping I came across a spice pack that had a recipe on the back it, the recipe was for Pasta Primavera. This is something that we had never tried before, so we thought, Why not?!
I am so glad we tried it, it was sooo good. I will definitely make it again, surprisingly even my children loved it and ate it all up. Below is the recipe, which I originally found from Clubhouse.
½ lb linguine
4 cups assorted cut up vegetables, such as broccoli, carrots, bell peppers
1 cup heavy whipping cream
¾ cup chicken broth
2 tbsp butter
½ tsp salt
2 cups cooked cubed chicken
½ cup shredded parmesan cheese
1 ½ tsp dill weed
1 tsp dehydrated minced onion
1 tsp dehydrated minced garlic
½ tsp black pepper
¼ tsp thyme leaves
Cook pasta, in a large pan, according to package directions. Add in vegetables during the last few minutes of cooking. Drain and set aside.
2. In same saucepan, combine cream, broth, butter, salt, and spices. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low, simmer for 5 minutes. Add chicken. Simmer 2-3 minutes or until cooked through. Add cooked pasta and vegetables, toss gently to coat well. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and serve immediately.
I changed the recipe a little to suit my needs. We don’t use heavy whipping cream in our house and I am not interested in introducing it to our children, so I had to substitute it. In place of the 1 cup of heavy whipping cream I used ¾ cup of milk and ½ cup of melted butter. It wasn’t as creamy as it looked in the picture but it still tasted so good.