Primavera Pasta Salad

  • Yield: 6 servings


1 1/2tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2tablespoons butter or margarine
1 1/2cups broccoli florets
2cloves garlic, minced
2-- tomatoes, seeded and diced
3/4cup julienne zucchini
1/2cup julienne carrots
1/4cup honey
1/4cup lemon juice
1 1/2teaspoons grated lemon peel
3/4teaspoon dried basil, crushed
3/4teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
6ounces linguine pasta, cooked
-- Parmesan cheese, grated (optional)
1/2teaspoon salt
-- Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat oil and butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add broccoli and garlic and stir-fry 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low and add tomatoes, zucchini, carrot, honey, lemon juice, lemon peel and seasonings. Simmer about 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring gently.
  2. Toss with noodles; cool. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Serve at room temperature or chilled.