No-cream Pasta Primavera

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Pasta Primavera as the name suggests in a fresh take on pasta served with vegetables of the season. Some recipes call for a creamy sauce but the Primavera may also be prepared without.

To do a No-cream Pasta Primavera you will need 1 package penne pasta, 1 yellow squash, chopped 1 zucchini, chopped 1 carrot, julienned 1/2 red bell pepper, julienned 1/2 pint grape tomatoes, 1 cup fresh green beans, cut into pieces, 5 spears asparagus, cut into pieces, 1/4 cup olive oil, salt, coarsely ground black pepper, and lemon juice, 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning, butter, 1 large yellow onion, 2 cloves garlic, 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil leaves, 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley, 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, and 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese.

To prepare, cook the pasta in a pot of lightly salted water. Add a few drops of olive oil to the water to prevent sticking.

In a bowl, toss the squash, zucchini, carrot, bell pepper, tomatoes, green beans, asparagus, olive oil, salt, pepper, lemon juice, and Italian seasoning and bake in a preheated oven for 15 minutes until tender.

Use the remaining oil and butter and cook with the onions and garlic in a large skillet until hot. Remove from the fire and place in a large bowl. Toss with eh vegetables and add Romano cheese to taste.

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Poached shrimp with Succotash

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Shrimp (read here more news about shrimp) is versatile and can be prepared in various ways with a variety of accompaniments including staples and vegetables.

The poached shrimp with succotash is one such meal which requires simply 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning, 1 lemon, halved,1 pound large shrimp, peeled, 2 tablespoons champagne or white-wine vinegar,1 teaspoon Dijon mustard,1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided, 1/2 pound green beans, trimmed and cut,2 cups corn kernels, 2 medium zucchini, diced medium, salt and pepper.

To prepare the dish first poach shrimp by combining 6 cups of water, Old Bay, and lemon in a medium pot. Bring to a boil then add shrimp and simmer until the shrimp is opaque throughout for about 2 to 3 minutes. Drain, discard lemon, and place in a bowl.

Next toss the shrimp with vinegar, mustard, and 2 tablespoons oil. Then in a large skillet, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high flame, add green beans and cook until bright green. Add corn and zucchini and saute until crisp-tender. Transfer to a platter, top with the shrimp mixture, season with salt and pepper, and serve.

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