16 In food/ Recipes

Easy Pasta Primavera

Easy Pasta Primavera giant white bowl with tricolor pasta, vegetables and cheese on table

Who else love pasta? I crave pasta all year round and this Easy Pasta Primavera is light and packed with crisp vegetables so it’s perfect for spring and summer. I have a secret ingredient that makes this recipe super quick and easy to whip together. Scroll down to see what I use and for my Easy Pasta Primavera recipe.

Easy Pasta Primavera

Pasta primavera traditionally is pasta with a creamy sauce and crisp vegetables. I love this recipe because it’s a great way to use up all of those veggies that are in your fridge. You can also throw in some chicken or shrimp for some protein too!

My pasta primavera is super easy because I cheat! I use a wheel of Boursin Cheese to make that cream sauce and it’s packed full of flavor!

Here’s my recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 1 box pasta
  • Sliced fresh veggies – I used zucchini, squash, carrots, asparagus, red onion, peppers
  • Olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp chopped garlic
  • Boursin cheese (I used the garlic and herb)
  • Salt/pepper
  • Freshly grated parmesan

Directions:

1.) Bring a large pot of water to a boil, then add the pasta and cook until al dente.

2.) While the water boils and the pasta cooks, sautee the veggies in some olive oil and fresh garlic until tender.

pan of garden fresh veggies, sauteeing, zucchini, squash, asparagus, onions, carrots. Easy Pasta Primavera

3.) When the pasta is al dente, reserve some of the pasta water and set aside in a small pot, then drain the rest of the pasta.

4.) In a small saucepot, heat up the reserved pasta water and add a wheel of Boursin cheese, stirring until melted.

Boursin cheese garlic and herb pot with melted cheese for Easy Pasta Primavera melted boursin cheese

5.) Pour the veggies and drained pasta into the now empty pasta pot. Top with the melted boursin cheese, combining well. Season with salt, pepper and top with some fresh parmesan cheese.

Enjoy!

 

Easy Pasta Primavera

 

You Might Also Like

16 Comments

  • Reply
    Lauren Renee Sparks
    June 9, 2023 at 1:21 pm

    Looks and sounds delicious.

  • Reply
    Kim Carberry
    June 9, 2023 at 2:13 pm

    5 stars
    This looks like a perfect dish for the warmer months. I think this is something my family would love.

  • Reply
    Ruth@playworkeatrepeat
    June 10, 2023 at 9:55 am

    Yum that looks delicious! I love recipes that incorporate veggies into the meal.

  • Reply
    Natalie
    June 12, 2023 at 4:38 pm

    That looks yummy–and it gave me an idea for a recipe for my daughter with food sensitivities. Thanks!

  • Reply
    Susan Chapman Sikes
    June 14, 2023 at 7:00 am

    That sounds amazing! It seems like it would be so quick and easy too.

  • Reply
    Estelle Forrest
    June 15, 2023 at 1:29 pm

    This is a gorgeous pasta dish! Thanks for sharing at SSPS, hope to see you again next week.

  • Reply
    Keto Recipe Ideas
    June 16, 2023 at 2:46 pm

    5 stars
    This looks amazing! I absolutely adore pasta but haven’t had any in ages as I am keeping my carb count low. I wish pasta didn’t have any carbs! Sim x Hopping over from #SSPS

  • Reply
    chickenruby
    June 30, 2023 at 1:50 am

    That looks delicious, something I’d eat but without the parmesan Thanks for linking with #pocolo

  • Reply
    Darlene Foster
    April 1, 2024 at 7:25 am

    5 stars
    I love the sound of this recipe. I will be trying it asap. Thanks. (found you on #Senior Salon Pitstop)

  • Reply
    Lauren Maker
    April 1, 2024 at 8:49 am

    5 stars
    Looks delicious! And delightful to make! Thank you for sharing

  • Reply
    Mallory
    April 1, 2024 at 9:20 am

    Looks AMAZING. I’m trying this!

  • Reply
    Claudia
    April 1, 2024 at 9:54 am

    I love pasta! And this looks delicious and healthy. I will try!

  • Reply
    Joanne
    April 2, 2024 at 5:47 pm

    That looks delicious!!

  • Reply
    Estelle Forrest
    April 2, 2024 at 10:21 pm

    Such a great way to get all your veggies in! Thanks for sharing on SSPS, I hope to see you again next week. I will be featuring your recipe.

  • Reply
    Bernadette
    April 3, 2024 at 7:02 am

    The addition of the Bourbon really takes the pasta up several notches.

  • Reply
    Paula
    April 8, 2024 at 9:51 am

    5 stars
    Nicole, oh my this sounds delightful! And really caught my eye today.
    Thanks bunches for sharing this recipe with Sweet Tea & Friends this month dear friend.

  • Leave a Reply

    Recipe Rating