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Pasta Primavera
11/23/2011 | Sheryl McGlochlin

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Ingredients:

8 oz linguine
2 Tbl butter
2-3 tsp minced garlic
2 green onions, chopped, white separated from green chive
8 oz sliced mushrooms
1 cup chopped broccoli florets
8 asparagus spears, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 cups snow peas
1 red bell pepper, sliced julienne
1 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil (For a change, try 1 tsp dried tarragon to substitute basil)
salt and pepper to taste
½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese

Method:
1. Cook linguine according to package direction.
2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet. Add garlic and white part of green onions; cook for 30 seconds. Add mushrooms, broccoli, snow peas, asparagus, bell pepper, cream, basil and salt and pepper. Cook and stir until vegetables are tender-crisp.
3. Toss vegetables with linguine. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and serve. Serves 6.
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