Orecchiette with Summer Vegetables
  • 1 Lb. orecchiette pasta
  • 2 tablespoons of salt, for pasta water
  • 1 bunch of asparagus, clean trimmed and cut into bite size pieces, set aside.
  • ½ bunch of spinach, cleaned and roughly cut into large pieces, set aside.
  • 5 mini sweet bell peppers, cleaned and cut into bite size pieces, set aside.
  • 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • Salt and pepper
  • Shaved parmesan pieces.
  1. n a large pot bring water to a boil and add salt and pasta. Cook for 2 minutes less then package directions. Drain, toss with 1 tablespoon of butter, and set aside.
  2. Heat a large skillet and add the olive oil, remaining butter and all the vegetables.
  3. Season with salt, pepper and cook for about 8 minutes until vegetables are just tender.
  4. Toss vegetables and pasta together, top with the parmesan cheese.
  5. Serve immediately.
Recipe by What's Mary Doing at https://whatsmarydoing.com/orecchiette-summer-vegetables/