Updated: Jan 4, 2020
There are many of versions of this dish, most of which contain no meat. However, Pasta Primavera is not necessarily a vegetarian dish. Primavera is Italian of in the style of springtime. If you wish a vegetarian version of the following recipe, just omit the ham.
1 medium Onion, cut into thin strips
4 tablespoons Oil
1/8 pound Mushrooms, cut into thin strips
1 medium Carrot, cut into thin strips
1 stalk Celery, cut into thin strips
2 fresh Basil leaves, cut into thin strips
3 small ripe Tomatoes, cut into thin strips
3/4 cup frozen Peas, thawed
2 sliced cooked Ham, cut into thin strips
Creole Seasoning to taste
1 pound Spaghetti, cooked al dente
3/4 cup Parmesan Cheese
In a large skillet over low heat, allow onion to soften but not brown. Add mushrooms and cook for 2 minutes. Add the carrot, celery, basil and tomatoes and cook for 1 minute. Add the peas, ham and Creole seasoning and simmer slowly for 15 minutes. Pour sauce over spaghetti, add Parmesan cheese, mix well and serve.
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