Summer Pasta Recipe

Summer Pasta Recipe

in case you can not find pappardelle pasta, James indicates substituting fresh spaghetti or angel hair.

Summer Pasta Recipe


  • 3/4 cup vegetable broth, divided 
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 medium zucchini (about 1 lb.), divided
  •  2 medium carrots, divided
  • 1 small onion, chopped 
  • 2 medium-size yellow squash (about 1 lb.), divided 
  •  2 (8.8-oz.) packages pappardelle pasta  
  • 1 garlic clove, minced 
  •  1 teaspoon salt, divided
  •  1/2 cup chopped fresh basil, divided
  •  1 (4-oz.) package prosciutto, torn into strips
  • 1/2 (8-oz.) container mascarpone cheese 
  • 3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter 
  • 3 green onions, chopped 


  1. cut 1 squash, 1 zucchini, and 1 carrot into 1/four-inch-thick slices. place in a Dutch oven; add onion, garlic, 1/2 cup vegetable broth, three Tbsp. olive oil, and half tsp. salt. cowl and cook over medium-low heat, stirring every so often, 20 to half-hour or till vegetables are very tender. Stir in 1/4 cup basil; cool 10 minutes.
  2. in the meantime, sauté prosciutto in a lightly greased huge nonstick skillet over medium warmth 6 to eight mins or till browned and crisp; cast off from skillet. Wipe skillet smooth.
  3. system cooked squash combination and ultimate 1/four cup broth in a blender or meals processor until smooth. Wipe Dutch oven smooth.
  4. cook pasta in Dutch oven in keeping with package instructions; drain, booking 1 cup hot pasta water. go back warm cooked pasta to Dutch oven.
  5. reduce final squash, zucchini, and carrot lengthwise into very skinny, ribbon-like strips the use of a mandoline or Y-fashioned vegetable peeler. Stack ribbons, and cut in 1/2 lengthwise.
  6. soften butter with 1 Tbsp. olive oil in skillet over medium warmth; add vegetable ribbons, green onions, and closing 1/2 tsp. salt, and sauté 5 minutes or just till tender. switch to a plate, and cowl.
  7. cook squash combination, mascarpone cheese, and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese three to 4 minutes or simply till sauce is warm and cheese is melted. Pour sauce over pasta; toss to coat, adding favored quantity of reserved hot pasta water to thin sauce, if essential. pinnacle with vegetable ribbons, prosciutto, and ultimate half cup Parmesan cheese and 1/4 cup basil. Drizzle with last 1 Tbsp. olive oil.
  8. be aware: We examined with Bionaturæ organic Pappardelle traditional Egg Pasta.

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