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One Pot Pasta Primavera
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One Pot Pasta Primavera

This One Pot Pasta Primavera is a 30-minute dinner that's packed with fresh vegetables and an easy creamy parmesan sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Pasta
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pasta primavera
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 453kcal
Author: Taylor Stinson


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb penne pasta
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth use vegetable broth to make it vegetarian
  • 4 cups mixed fresh vegetables (I used a combination of broccoli florets, julienned carrots, chopped yellow pepper, diced zucchini and frozen peas)
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp each salt & pepper
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup parmesan cheese make sure the parmesan is vegetarian if necessary
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley (optional)


  • Add olive oil to a large Dutch oven over med-high heat. Saute onion and garlic for 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  • Add in penne pasta and chicken broth, then bring to a boil. Simmer for 10-12 minutes, stirring often, until pasta is almost cooked through.
  • Meanwhile, prepare veggies. Add to pasta and cook another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until veggies are tender-crisp.
  • Stir in butter, salt & pepper, cream and parmesan cheese, tossing to coat. Remove from heat. Serve garnished with parsley (optional), and enjoy!



Calories: 453kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 685mg | Potassium: 437mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 3383IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 197mg | Iron: 2mg