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Bowtie Primavera

Updated on October 6, 2014
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This recipe is one of my favorite because you can make a complete meal and get the veggies you need as well still enjoy pasta with a little less guilt. I use bowtie pasta but, really you can use your favorite pasta noodles. Also you can make this recipe with seasonal veggies to make this a amazing and fresh dish.

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: 8 servings


  • 1 box bowties
  • 4Tbs olive oil
  • 1 bunch asparagus, diced
  • 1 large zucchini, diced
  • 1 12oz. jar artichokes, rough chopped
  • 1 large summer squash, diced
  • 1 jar favorite alfredo sauce
  • salt and peper to taste
  • 1 Tbs basil, torn
  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil.
  2. In a large skillet saute your asparagus, artichokes, summer squash, zucchini in olive oil for 3-4 minutes or until tender.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add Alfredo sauce and 1/2 jar of water, and bring it to a simmer.
  5. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  6. Drain the pasta and toss with the sauce mixture.
  7. Remove from the heat and add basil and toss well to combine.
  8. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 cup
Calories 430
Calories from Fat162
% Daily Value *
Fat 18 g28%
Saturated fat 11 g55%
Unsaturated fat 2 g
Carbohydrates 53 g18%
Sugar 9 g
Fiber 5 g20%
Protein 15 g30%
Cholesterol 55 mg18%
Sodium 320 mg13%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


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