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Lemony Veggies & Pasta

 

Pure Blends Lemony Veggies & Pasta

This plant-based pasta dish from Pure Blends is loaded with fresh veggies and full of flavor.

  • 12 ounces cavatappi pasta
  • 1 1/2 cups heirloom cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 6 tablespoons <a href="https://www.pureblendsbrand.com/" target="_blank">Pure Blends™ Avocado Oil Plant-Based Butter</a>, divided
  • 1/2 pound asparagus spears, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 cup sugar snap peas, halved if large
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup sliced fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  1. Cook pasta in lightly salted water according to package directions. Drain and return to pot. Add tomatoes, green onions and 3 Tbsp. Pure Blends™ Avocado Oil Plant-Based Butter. Set aside and let cool to warm or room temperature.

  2. Meanwhile, melt 2 Tbsp. Plant-Based Butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat and cook asparagus and sugar snap peas, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant about 30 seconds. Add to pasta in pot.

  3. Stir in remaining 1 Tbsp Plant-Based Butter, basil, lemon peel, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Serve at room temperature.