A delightful Spring Pasta Dish to celebrate the start of Spring - Pasta Primavera

With spring being just around the corner, why not try this delicious pasta dish - Pasta Primavera from Buttalapasta. The name of this pasta dish is linked to the fresh green vegetables and herbs being used. Buon Appetito!

Recipe for Pasta Primavera

Ingredients (for 4 people)

50 g of butter; 200 g of cleaned and chopped asparagus; 100 g of new spinach

Juice and peel of an organic lemon; 25 g of flakes of almonds; grated or sliced parmesan to taste

1 clove of crushed garlic; 250 g of shelled peas; 450 g. of of tagliolini

1 handful of fresh aromatic herbs (mint, basil, parsley and fennel) minced

Extra virgin olive oil to taste

Salt and Pepper To Taste

Heat the butter in a pan, add the garlic and cook it for 1 minute.  

Add the asparagus, peas and spinach and sauté for 5 minutes or a little more if you prefer less crunchy vegetables, perhaps adding a little water if needed; season with salt and pepper.

In the meantime, cook the pasta, drain it while keeping a little cooking water aside. 

Fling the pasta into the pan with the vegetables, add the lemon juice and peel, the chopped aromatic herbs, mix to season well.

Serve the pasta in four dishes and cover with some almonds, parmesan and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. Buon Appetito!

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