Rotelle Primavera

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Vino Girl

From Vegetarian Times, February 2007

Top Review by marymcaz

Love this recipe! Can be eaten hot or cold. Instead of blanching the asparagus, it can be microwaved for 1-2 minutes. Found it to be too dry so I just add Greek or Italian dressing at the end.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. While pasta cooks, bring a second pot of water to a boil.
  3. Fill a large bowl with cold water; set aside.
  4. Blanch asparagus in boiling water for 3 minutes.
  5. Remove and dunk in cold water.
  6. Heat olive oil and pesto in a large skillet over medium heat.
  7. Add garlic; saute for 30 seconds or until golden.
  8. Add beans and cook 5 minutes longer.
  9. Squeeze excess liquid from artichokes and add to the skillet, along with the asparagus. Cook 3-4 minutes or until heated through.
  10. Toss pasta and vegetables with cheese in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

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