Veggie Primavera: Deliciously Healthy Comfort Food
A deliciously healthy comfort food for any day of the year!
Servings Prep Time
4-5servings 10 min
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4-5servings 10 min
Cook Time
  1. Gather and wash all produce
  2. Dice(or slice) onion, shallot, mushrooms, and carrots
  3. Set aside
  4. Slice garlic
  5. Set aside
  6. Quater tomatoes
  7. Set aside
  8. Grate Parm
  9. Set aside
  10. Measure out stock, peas, and spinach
  11. Set aside
  12. Take cream cheese out of fridge and set on counter
  13. In a stockpot bring water to boil and cook pasta according to package
  14. Meanwhile, heat 2 tbsp olive oil in large pan
  15. Add the onions, carrots, and shallot to pan
  16. Season with salt and pepper
  17. Saute until onions are close to being translucent
  18. Add the mushrooms, tomatoes, and peas
  19. Saute until mushrooms are softened and add garlic
  20. Saute about a minute careful not to burn garlic
  21. Add cream cheese and stir to melt completely
  22. Add the stock and stir to incorporate
  23. Season with salt and pepper
  24. Add parm, stirring to incorporate
  25. Allow to simmer on low, stirring occasionally
  26. Pasta should be done by now
  27. Drain (reserving a little of the starchy water) and add to pot with veggies and sauce
  28. Add some of the reserved liquid, if needed.
  29. Add spinach and wilt
  30. Salt and pepper to taste
  31. Add fresh basil, parm, and tomatoes to garnish
XOXO - Leslie Morrison