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Pasta Primavera

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Ingredients You'll Need

1.5 cups broccoli
half of whole onion, diced
1 zucchini, slice and quarter (up to 2 next time?)
3 garlic cloves, minced
6 basil leaves, chopped
1/2 cup snow peas
1/2 cup frozen peas

2 tbsp olive oil
3 tbsp butter, divided

1 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup white wine
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese


Cut broccoli, add to bowl with snow peas.

Cut zucchini, set aside

Cut onion and garlic, set aside in bowl

Chop basil leaves, set aside

Boil small pot of water, add salt

Add broccoli, cook 1 minute

Add snow peas, cook another 30-60 seconds

Drain, rinse with cold water, set aside

Bring pasta water to boil

Add 1 lb angel hair (do 3/4 lb next time)

Cook ~2-3 minutes, drain

Add 2 tbsp butter and 2 tbsp olive oil to large pan

Heat and melt butter

Add garlic, onion, cook 1-2 minutes

Add zucchini, cook another 1 minute

Set aside

Add chicken broth, white wine, 1 tbsp butter

Heat to low boil for 1-2 minutes

Add heavy cream (next time do 1/2 cup + 1/2 half and half?)

Add Parmesan cheese

Salt and pepper to taste

Add basil

Add all veggies

Add frozen peas

Add pasta

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