Mar 272015
 

Natalie found this recipe many years ago in a magazine or newspaper and has been making it ever since. It’s been modified a little from the original, but we always try to make recipes our own.  This is a nice summery vegetarian meal that goes extremely well with a glass of crisp white wine.

Pasta Primavera

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 8 Main dish servings.

Ingredients

  • ½ lb. mostaccioli or rotini
  • ¾ stick of butter
  • 2 cups sliced fresh broccoli
  • 3 medium carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup diced green onions
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tsp. dried basil
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 12 oz. pea pods
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • Fresh grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta until tender, drain and keep warm.
  2. Melt the butter in a large skillet and stir in broccoli, carrot, garlic, basil, salt and pepper.
  3. Cook for 6 to 7 minutes until the broccoli is just tender.
  4. Add the mushrooms and cook for two minutes more.
  5. Add the peapods, onion, and wine, cover, and cook for two more minutes making sure that the vegetables are crisp tender.
  6. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  7. Toss the vegetable mixture with the pasta and serve with fresh grated Parmesan cheese.
http://karneyfamilyrecipes.com/2015/03/27/pasta-primavera/

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Dec 132011
 

My mother would often make this side dish when we would go to Ohio to visit. It was one of Jared’s favorites — I’m glad to have found the recipe which I thought was lost.

Grandma Karney’s Broccoli & Rice

Ingredients

  • 1 10 oz. package of broccoli (cooked)
  • 2 C Rice (cooked)
  • 1/2 stick of butter
  • 1 C Cheese Whiz
  • 1 Can Campbell's Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1 Onion
  • 1/2 lb. Chopped or sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 C Water

Instructions

  1. Saute onions and mushrooms in the butter.
  2. Melt the Cheese Whiz in the microwave.
  3. Blend all ingredients together and pour into casserole pan.
  4. Bake 30 minutes at 350.
http://karneyfamilyrecipes.com/2011/12/13/grandma-karneys-broccoli-rice/

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