Pasta Primavera with Lemon-Caper Sauce
- Prep Time: 30 min
- Cook Time: 20 min
- Ready Time: 50 min
- Yield: 4 servings
- 1/4 cup Crisco® Pure Olive Oil
- 1 large red or yellow onion, chopped
- 1 pound fresh asparagus spears, trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 1 medium yellow squash or zucchini, quartered lengthwise, sliced 1/4-inch thick
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
- 8 ounces uncooked linguine pasta
- 1 cup frozen peas and carrots
- 1/4 cup butter
- 2 tablespoons Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
- 1 (14 1/2 oz.) can chicken broth
- 3 tablespoons Santa Cruz Organic® Pure Lemon Juice
- 1/4 cup Crosse & Blackwell® Capers, drained
- 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
- 1 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese
- HEAT oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion. Cook over medium-low heat 7 minutes or until soft. Add asparagus, yellow squash, salt and pepper. Cook an additional 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
- COOK pasta in salted water according to package directions, adding frozen peas and carrots during last 5 minutes of cooking time. Drain.
- HEAT butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour and garlic until blended. Gradually stir in chicken broth until smooth. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and capers.
- COMBINE pasta, vegetable and sauce mixtures in pasta pot. Add parsley; stir until blended. Sprinkle individual servings with cheese.
Nutritional Information Per Serving
Serving Size (1/4 of recipe), Calories 610 (Calories from Fat 280), Total Fat 32g (Saturated Fat 13g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 50mg, Sodium 1250mg, Total Carbohydrate 63g (Dietary Fiber 7g, Sugars 8g), Protein 22g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 100%, Vitamin C 50%, Calcium 30%, Iron 30%.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.