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15-Minute Pasta Primavera: A Family-Favorite Recipe for Hectic Weeknights

15-Minute Pasta Primavera: A Family-Favorite Recipe for Hectic Weeknights

As the back-to-school season approaches, busy weeknights call for quick and delicious meals that the whole family can enjoy. We understand the importance of convenience without compromising on taste. That's why we're excited to bring you our mouthwatering Pasta Primavera recipe from Ultra Easy Dinners —a delightful combination of fresh vegetables, creamy Greek yogurt, and savory Parmesan cheese tossed with fettuccine. This dish is not only quick to prepare, but it also promises to please even the pickiest eaters at the table. Let's dive into this easy, no-fuss recipe that will become a staple in your weeknight meal rotation.

 Serves 6 | Active Time: 15 Minutes | Total Time: 15 Minutes


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup peas
  • ½ lb asparagus, trimmed and chopped
  • 3 scallions, trimmed and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • ¾ lb fettuccine
  • ½ cup full-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese, plus more for garnish
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon, for garnish


  1. Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan. Place the butter in a large skillet and melt it over medium heat. Add peas, asparagus, scallions, and garlic, season it with salt and pepper, and cook, stirring constantly, until the asparagus is tender, about 4 minutes. Transfer the mixture to a bowl.
  2. Place the pasta in the water and cook until it is al dente, about 6 minutes. Drain the pasta and add it to the vegetable mixture.
  3. Add the yogurt and Parmesan and toss to combine. Garnish the dish with the parsley and tarragon and enjoy.

There you have it—a delightful Pasta Primavera recipe that's perfect for those busy back-to-school evenings. This quick and easy dish is bursting with the flavors of seasonal vegetables and creamy Greek yogurt, making it a hit with both kids and adults alike. Plus, with a total preparation time of just 15 minutes, it's a lifesaver for those hectic weekdays when time is of the essence.

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