Recipe By Country Crock®
Rating
Published Nov 10th
Prep 15m Cook 15m Additional - Ready In 30m
Servings 4 servings Calories 237.4

Perfect for pasta night family dinners, our Easy Pasta Primavera recipe is so simple to pull together. We used zucchini, yellow squash and peas, but the beauty of this recipe is that you can customize it with whatever veggies you like.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 8 ounces penne pasta
  • 3 tablespoons Country Crock® Spread, divided
  • 2 medium shallots, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup zucchini, sliced
  • 1 cup yellow squash, sliced
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • ½ cup chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint or basil
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • Grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. 2 Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons Country Crock® Spread in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add shallots and cook 3 minutes or until tender. Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
  3. 3 Add vegetables and cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in broth and simmer 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add remaining tablespoon Country Crock® Spread.
  4. 4 Toss vegetable mixture with cooked pasta, mint or basil, and lemon zest. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 237.4
  • Carbohydrate 48.7 g
  • Cholesterol 0.8 mg
  • Fat 1.6 g
  • Fiber 3.2 g
  • Protein 9 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.3 g
  • Sodium 155.6 mg
  • Sugar 2.8 g

Chef's Notes

You can use any assortment of fresh vegetables, a total of 4 cups.
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