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Pasta Primavera

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Category: Pasta, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 4 tb Salt
  • 1/2 lb Green fettuccine
  • 1/2 lb Regular egg fettuccine
  • 1/3 c Olive oil
  • 1/2 c Finely chopped purple onion
  • 3/4 lb Snow peas
  • 1/3 lb Sugar snap peas
  • 3/4 lb Sliced prosciutto, coarsely
  • Julienned
  • 2 Ripe plum tomatoes
  • 2 Sweet red peppers, finely
  • Julienned
  • 8 Scallions, cut in 1/2" pcs.
  • 1/2 c Chives, basil or other fresh
  • Herbs
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 4 tb Raspberry vinegar
  • 1/4 c Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Black olives
  • Grated zest of 1 orange,
  • Lemon or lime


Bring 4 qts water to a boil; add 2 tbls salt and stir in fettuccine. Cook
until tender but still firm; drain immediately. Transfer the pasta to a
large bowl, add the olive oil and chopped onion; toss gently. Let cool to
room temp.

Bring another 4 qts water to a boil. Add 2 tbls salt and the peas. Cook
for 1 min., drain and immediately plunge peas into ice water. Let stand 10
min; drain and pat dry.

Add peas to pasta along with prosciutto, tomatoes, red papper, scallions
and chives or herbs to taste. Season with salt and pepper, sprinkle on
raspberry vinegar to taste, and toss gently.

Toss the pasta primavera with the parmesan. Arrange on serving platter.
Scatter olives and citrus zest over the pasta and serve at room temp.

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