Linguine with spring vegetables (aicr)

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Linguine; uncooked
½ cup Chopped cilantro
⅛ cup Chopped mint
¼ cup Grated Parmesan cheese
5 tablespoons Olive oil; divided
\N \N Salt and pepper; to taste
1 cup Fresh peas
2 \N Cloves garlic; minced
1 cup Sliced spring onions
1 cup Diced yellow squash
1 cup Diced zucchini
12 ounces Can crushed tomatoes
½ cup Asparagus tips
½ cup Diced fennel bulb

*In a blender or food processor, puree the cilantro, mint, Parmesan cheese and 3 tablespoons of oil. Add salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

*Blanch the peas in boiling water for three minutes; drain and rinse in cold water.

*Heat a four-quart pot over high heat. Add the remaining 3 tablespoons of oil, garlic, and spring onions and mix well. Add the peas and other vegetables except the tomatoes and continue cooking over very high heat until the vegetables are tender. Add the tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. Remove the pot from the heat. Cook the pasta according to package directions; drain. Toss the pasta with the vegetables over low heat, mixing in half of the herb pesto mixture.

*Serve with a dollop of pesto and garnish with Parmesan cheese and sprigs of cilantro.

(PER PORTION: Each of the 8 servings contains 337 calories and 11 grams of fat.)

American Institute for Cancer Research, Dept. AW, P.O.

Box 97167, Washington, DC 20090-7167: "Good Food/Good Health" is a weekly public service. Please cite the AICR when sharing these recipes. >Edited for MC by Pat Hanneman. kitPATh's Archive URL: Notes: Linguine with Spring Vegetables dazzles the eye and delights the tastebuds with a veritable smorgasbord of fresh produce.

Recipe by: Good Food/Good Health, 98Apr06 Posted to EAT-LF Digest by KitPATh <phannema@...> on Apr 08, 1998

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