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Primavera Verde

This festive, colourful dish is an excellent way to get more vegetables into your diet. The vegetables you use are only limited by your imagination and it's a great way to use whatever is in your refrigerator.

Posted by: kim
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Cuisine

Italian

Time

30 - 60 mins

Skill Level

Confident

Serves

0

Courses etc.

Main Courses
Recipes for kids

You will need

IngredientAdd
1 medium onion, quartered and sliced thin More products
1 small red bell pepper, cut in 1 inch strips This item is not available to buy. This could be because it is seasonal or out of stock. More products
1 medium carrot, cut in very thin sticks 1-1/2 inches long More products
1 bunch thin asparagus, cut 1-1/2 inches long, discard bottom fourth Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
1-1/2 cup zucchini (courgettes) cut in thin 1 inch strips More products
6 medium cloves garlic, chopped More products
1 x 15 oz  can diced tomatoes, with juice More products
1 tbsp + 1/4 cup vegetable broth More products
1 cup fresh basil, chopped This item is not available to buy. This could be because it is seasonal or out of stock. More products
3 tbsp fresh sage, minced This item is not available to buy. This could be because it is seasonal or out of stock. More products
3 tbsp fresh oregano, minced This item is not available to buy. This could be because it is seasonal or out of stock. More products
salt to taste More products
pepper to taste More products
4 oz whole grain linguini pasta More products
4 oz goat cheese (optional but not for vegans) Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products

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Method

  • Bring the salted water to a boil for the pasta.
  • Chop onion and garlic and allow this to sit for 5 minutes to increase there sulphur health giving compounds.
  • Chop any remaining vegetables.
  • Heat 1 tbsp broth in medium stainless steel skillet.
  • Sauté onion in broth over medium heat, stirring frequently for 3 minutes.
  • Add vegetables in order given in the list, waiting about 1 minute between each.
  • Add tomatoes and broth and simmer for another couple minutes, until vegetables are barely tender, about 10 minutes.
  • If needed, you can add a touch more liquid to keep moist.
  • Add minced herbs and season with salt and pepper.
  • While vegetables are simmering, cook pasta according to package instructions and strain through colander.
  • Toss pasta with vegetable mixture and top with goat cheese if desired.

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