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Pasta with Fresh Vegetables in Garlic Sauce


Pasta with Fresh Vegetables in Garlic Sauce

Pasta with Fresh Vegetables in Garlic Sauce

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

3 medium carrots
2 small zucchini
1/4 cup butter
1 large onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups hot cooked pasta (fettuccine, ziti or shells)

Preparation

  1. Cut carrots and zucchini lengthwise into thin slices with vegetable peeler. Bring 1 inch water to a boil in medium saucepan; add carrots and zucchini. Cook until crisp-tender. Drain and set aside.
  2. Melt butter in same saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook until tender. Gradually stir in broth, cream, salt, tarragon and pepper; simmer 5 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Add vegetables; heat thoroughly, stirring occasionally. Add vegetables and sauce to hot cooked pasta; toss lightly.

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