Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera

Courtesy of Classico® Pasta Sauce 6 Servings • 15 Min. Prep Time • 20 Min. Cook Time

Ingredients

1 jar (15 oz.) Classico® Light Creamy Alfredo Pasta Sauce
1 box (12 oz.) linguine pasta
3 Tbsp. butter
1 tsp. minced garlic
1 c. thinly sliced red onion
1 c. thinly sliced orange bell pepper
1-1/2 c. asparagus tips
3 medium plum tomatoes, chopped, or about 1-1/2c

Directions:

1. Cook pasta al dente according to pkg. instructions. Drain and keep warm, reserving 1/2 c. of pasta water.

2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Cook garlic and onion for 1 to 2 min. Add pepper and asparagus, and cook for 2 to 3 min., stirring occasionally. Stir in reserved pasta water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 4 to 5 min. Stir in Pasta Sauce and tomatoes, and simmer for an additional 6 to 8 min., or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper to taste if desired. Serve hot with cooked pasta.

TIP: For a spicy variation, add 1/4 tsp. of crushed red pepper flakes.

TIP: If desired, substitute Classico® Light Creamy Alfredo Pasta Sauce with Classico® Mushroom Alfredo Pasta Sauce.