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Fresh Lemon & Sage Pasta

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Fresh Lemon & Sage Pasta | Veggie Pasta | Weeknight Meals | Healthy Food Options Food Made Simple | Meat Free Meals

I don’t know about you, but when the weather starts heating up I would do almost anything to avoid having to actually cook!  I want foods that are fresh and easy and can come together in less than 30 minutes.

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Luckily this yummy Lemon and Sage Pasta is the perfect solution to my lazy summer cooking style.  Not only is it absolutely delicious, it requires simple fresh ingredients.  It is perfectly yummy all by itself, but it is also great served with grilled chicken, steak or shrimp for an effortless meal your whole family will love!

Fresh Lemon & Sage Pasta ingredients.

Here is what you need:

2 tablespoons olive oil
6 tablespoons butter
1 bag matchstick carrots
6-8 green onions
1 head broccoli
1 bunch fresh sage, stems removed
1  12oz. box  bow tie pasta
1 lemon, juiced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
 

Chop green onion and sage; set aside with broccoli and carrots.

Step 1: Chop green onions, sage and broccoli into small bite size pieces and set aside.  Bring water to a boil in large pot.

Cook veggie over medium heat with olive oil and butter for about 12-13 minutes.

Step 2: Melt 4 tablespoons butter with olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.  Add carrots and broccoli; cook until slightly soft, about 5-6 minutes.  Add green onions and sage, stirring until lightly brown, approximately 7-8 minutes longer.

Cook the box of pasta according to directions.

Step 3: Cook pasta according to directions.

Combine juice of one lemon, butter, salt, and pepper together.

Step 4:  Cut lemon in half; squeeze juice into melted butter, then add salt and pepper; set aside.

Combine veggies with pasta. Dress with shredded parmesan cheese and lemon dressing.

Step 5: Drain pasta and return to pot.  Mix in vegetables, then toss well with lemon butter mixture.  Mix in Parmesan cheese; serve immediately and enjoy.

 

Fresh Lemon & Sage Pasta | Veggie Pasta | Weeknight Meals | Healthy Food Options Food Made Simple | Meat Free Meals

7 Comments

  1. June 14 at 08:16AM

    This looks so refreshing!

    Paige
    http://thehappyflammily.com

  2. June 14 at 10:58AM

    Looks delish. I must try this for my next party at the end of June.

  3. June 16 at 04:47PM

    Great dish for summer. Looks great. I am going to try this. Thanks for sharing.

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 16 at 09:13PM

      It is the perfect pasta dish for summer. Please let us know how you like it. 🙂

  4. Tracy Augustin
    September 4 at 06:29PM

    How do I find out the nutrition content? Protein carbs calories? Thanks

  5. Jamie
    December 5 at 07:03PM

    I made this tonight, and it was phenomenal! I didn’t have any sage, so I just tried dried basil and italian seasoning instead. It’s definitely a crowd pleaser. Thank you so much for this great recipe!

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