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Pasta

Pasta - whole-wheat, spinach, and many other varieties - combine perfectly with vegetables, sauces and beans for healthy, tasty and easy-to-make dinners.
Black Pepper Fettuccine with Chardonnay Sauce and Grilled Asparagus

Black Pepper Fettuccine with Chardonnay Sauce and Grilled Asparagus

“We created the Chardonnay sauce to be creamy and flavorful, arousing the senses,” says the Stanford Inn by the Sea coproprietor Jeff Stanford. Ravens’ serves house-made pasta; VT adapted the recipe to use dried fettuccine. Keep extra sauce in the fridge up to five days.

Creamy Fettuccine with Peas and Flowers

Creamy Fettuccine with Peas and Flowers

This recipe lends itself to a wide variety of edible flowers. Try it with chive blossoms, sweet peas, nasturtiums, marigold petals, calendula petals, or chopped sunflower or squash petals.

Fideua

Fideua

In Spain, special noodles are used to make this paella-like party dish, but angel hair pasta fragments work too. Break pasta strands 30 or so at a time to keep them from scattering. Broiling the dish is key to getting its crunchy texture. Serve with Quick Aïoli.

Raviolo a Mano (Hand Ravioli)

Raviolo a Mano (Hand Ravioli)

This ravioli requires a bit of “handiwork,” but the preparation is half the fun. Instead of a typical cheese filling, it contains loads of sautéed veggies and a light, tangy lemon sauce.

One-Pot Pasta Primavera

One-Pot Pasta Primavera

This easy recipe lends itself to endless variations. In place of fresh basil, try 1/4 cup chopped cilantro or parsley, 2 Tbs. chopped fresh tarragon, or 1 Tbs. finely minced fresh rosemary or oregano.

Farfalle with Tomato-Goat Cheese Cream Sauce

Farfalle with Tomato-Goat Cheese Cream Sauce

Mild goat cheese lends a sophisticated tang to this creamy, orange-hued sauce. Tossed with tiny green peas, toasted pine nuts, and festive bow ties (it&39;s fabulous with fettuccine and gnocchi too), the resulting dish is wonderfully easy and original. If you&39;re not a fan of goat cheese, try the recipe with Boursin or low-fat cream cheese. You can also add a grating of Parmesan cheese before serving, if desired.

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