Meatless Monday: Penne Primavera

Penne Primavera

MEATLESS MONDAY! On today’s menu is a delightful pasta topped with wholesome veggies and a healthy creamy broth…don’t get me wrong, it may be healthy but wow does it taste good!! Savory, mouthwatering deliciousness!

Penne Primavera
3/4 lb penne pasta
small bunch broccoli, chopped
2 large carrots, cut julienne & then into thirds
1 vidalia onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 envelope vegetable bouillon
1 1/4 teaspoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon salt
12 oz evaporated milk
handful fresh shaved Parmesan cheese

Prepare penne as directed, drain. Fill a medium saucepot with 1″ water. Add the broccoli; bring to a boil and simmer 3 minutes; drain.
Penne Primavera
Heat a little extra virgin olive oil in a large skillet. Add the onion, garlic and carrots. Sauté until tender (8-10 minutes).
Penne Primavera
Toss the broccoli into the skillet.
Penne Primavera
In a mixing bowl, whisk the vegetable bouillon with the cornstarch, salt and evaporated milk. Pour into the skillet.
Penne Primavera
Add the cooked pasta and the freshly shaved Parmesan cheese. Stir to combine.
Penne Primavera
Scoop into bowls and serve immediately. Sprinkle with additional cheese if desired. Delicious!
Penne Primavera


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