Pasta Primavera (Spring Pasta)

episode138-pasta-primaveraIngredients:
  • 1 Chicken Breast (cut into small strips)
  • 3 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Butter/Margarine
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (optional)
  • 1 packet Spiral Pasta
  • Boiling Water (to cover Pasta)
  • 2 Chicken Stock Cubes
  • Frozen Packet Mixed Vegetables (McCains 500g)
  • Or Fresh Vegetables:
  • ¼ Cauliflower (cut into florets)
  • ¼ cup Peas
  • 6 Stringless Beans (sliced)
  • 10 – 12 Snow Peas
  • 1 small Red Capsicum (sliced)
Method:
  1. In a Bessemer Dutch Oven put the olive oil, margarine and garlic – sauté.
  2. Add onions and sauté until clear, and then add vegetables and sauté, pasta, water and stock cubes.
  3. Cook altogether with the lid on, with the vent open for approximately 10 to 15 minutes until the pasta is cooked.
  4. If you are using frozen vegetables, follow the same method and any of the above can also be added that are not in the mix. Snow peas are always a nice addition.