Pasta Primavera

Serves 4
2 cloves garlic crushed
1 tbsp olive oil
50g butter
50g mascarpone cheese
Splash dry white wine
Juice and grated zest 1 lemon
Salt and pepper
300g pasta of your choice
About 500g of green vegetables, I’ve used
100g frozen peas
100g frozen broad beans
75g asparagus
75g courgettes
75g green beans
75g mange tout

About 2 tbsp of fresh chopped herbs, i’ve used
Parsley
Mint
Basil
Chives

Cook the pasta in plenty of boiling salted water according to the packet instructions.
Cook the vegetables for 2 minutes in plenty of rapidly boilng salted water.
Meanwhile gently fry garlic in the olive oil for 2 minutes then add the butter, wine and mascarpone and melt down, season with some salt and pepper, then add a ladle of the pasta cooking water and simmer. Drain the vegetables and add them to the pan and mix well, now drain the pasta and add it to the pan, mixing well and adding a little more cooking water if it looks to claggy, add more seasoning if required, stir in the fresh herbs and serve topped with some freshly grated parmesan

Comments are closed.