No pasta dish is complete without Colavita 🍝 🌱 Pasta Primavera is perfect to enjoy this spring and summer. This creamy sauce using our sweet and tangy Balsamic Glaze kicks things up a notch and will have you craving seconds. Follow along to this recipe to recreate and enjoy!
½ lb asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
½ lb snow peas, cut in half 1 cup peas, fresh or frozen
1 medium zucchini, cut into ¼ inch thick rounds
3 tablespoons Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 pound Colavita Fusilli or Penne Rigate
1 cup heavy cream 3 oz grated parmesan or pecorino cheese, plus more for topping
⅓ cup Colavita Balsamic Glaze, plus more for topping
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
¼ cup chopped fresh basil
Zest of 1 lemon
Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
●Bring a large pot of water to boil and add a generous amount of kosher salt. One at a time, blanch the asparagus, snow peas, and peas in boiling water for 1 minute, then strain and shock in an ice bath. Drain the blanched vegetables, pat dry, and set aside, leaving the pot of water boiling.
●Cook Colavita Fusili or Penne Rigate pasta 1 minute shy of a dente using the same pot of water used to blanch the vegetables. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water prior to draining pasta.
●In the meantime, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat, and add Colavita Extra Virgin Olive oil. Lay the zuchini slices in a single layer, season lightly with salt, and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, until lightly browned.
●Add the asparagus, snow peas, and peas to the skillet and toss to combine.
●Add the heavy cream and allow to reduce for 2-3 minutes.
● Once cream is thickened and bubbling, add the pasta, along with 1 cup pasta cooking water to the skillet, tossing everything continuously. The water and cream will reduce down to form a thick sauce.
● Remove the pan from the heat, and stir in the Colavita Balsamic Glaze, grated parmesan or pecorino, parsley, basil, and lemon zest. Add salt and pepper to taste.
● Serve pasta with a generous drizzle of more balsamic glaze and additional cheese.
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