Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera

This recipe uses the Microwave Large Steamer

1 cup cooked pasta
¼ cup broccoli florets
¼ cup carrots sliced thin
¼ cup diced tomatoes
¼ cup zucchini diced
¼ cup onion diced
2 tbs butter
2 tbs chicken broth
3 tbs heavy cream
3 tbs grated parmesan cheese
1 tsp minced garlic
1/8 tsp pepper
1 tbs fresh basil chopped

Note: These are based on imperial measurements, a guide to convert to metric can be found under Recipes > Microwave Cooking General Instructions

Melt butter in bottom of steamer; then add broth, cream, parmesan, garlic, pepper and basil.  Put in steamer tray and add pasta and vegetables.  Cover and microwave 4 minutes.  Put pasta and vegetables in a bowl.  Stir sauce on bottom and pour over pasta.

These recipes were prepared using a 950 watt microwave. Cooking times will vary depending on the wattage of the microwave used.