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Primavera means "springtime" in Italian. This creamy pasta recipe is full of spring asparagus, sweet peppers, and squash.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Snap off and discard woody bases from asparagus spears. Bias-slice asparagus into 1-inch pieces.

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions, adding asparagus, sweet pepper, and squash to pasta the last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain. Return pasta and vegetable mixture to hot saucepan.

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  • Meanwhile, for sauce, in a small saucepan combine Alfredo sauce, the 2 tablespoons tarragon, and crushed red pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat about 5 minutes or until mixture is heated through. Pour sauce over pasta and vegetable mixture; stir gently to coat. If desired, garnish with fresh tarragon. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

353 calories; 9 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 23 mg cholesterol; 326 mg sodium. 302 mg potassium; 55 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 7 g sugar; 11 g protein; 0 RE vitamin a; 2284 IU vitamin a; 63 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 4 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 153 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 182 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

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