Maryanne's Pasta Primavera

Maryanne's Pasta Primavera


"Most people hate Brussels sprouts but they are very tasty in this rich, lower-fat dish."


55 m servings 383 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 383 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 54g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 11.7 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 265 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente; drain immediately. Keep pasta warm.
  2. Meanwhile in a medium saucepan on high heat, combine the cup of water, vegetable bouillon, tarragon, red pepper and oregano. Bring the mixture to a boil and add the Brussels sprouts, green beans, potatoes, carrots and onion. Turn the stove down to medium heat and let the vegetables cook until tender.
  3. Stir the 2 tablespoons of water into the vegetable mixture and add the sour cream and the flour or cornstarch. Stir well and cook until thickened and bubbly. Serve the vegetable mixture over the warm spaghetti and top with Parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
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  1. 12 Ratings


No one in my family liked this recipe. I won't be making it again.

I kept everything the same in this dish except that I sauteed the veggies instead of boiling them and substituted the tarragon for a bunch of minced garlic. I have never loved brussel sprouts (...

This recipe is delicious! I did make a few adjustments, but mostly to accomoodate what I had on hand and for quantity. I had brussel sprouts that I wanted to use and changed the rest of the vege...

Great recipe -- versatile and easy! I measured all the spices as indicated, used chicken broth instead of the bouillon and water (but just eyeballed the amounts), added a splash each of olive o...

Changed recipe a little. Didn't have angel hair, used Rigatoni (corkscrew pasta). Used vegetable broth instead of bouillon cube & water (too salty). Used turnips instead of potatoes. No sour cre...

I never liked Brussells sprouts but am trying to learn to eat more veggies for my baby's benefit. This recipe is wonderful! I highly recommend it - Brussels sprouts and all.

I didn't have tarragon or red pepper flakes so I left them out and used twice as much oregano. I added bit of salt and a clove of garlic. And despite the fact that the noodles all stuck together...

Delicious!! The whole family loved it, we had no leftovers that night. Made a couple of adjustments, didn't have enough sour cream so used half cream cheese instead. Also didn't have tarragon, s...

I couldn't find any terragon, oregano, cornstarch and beans, instead I used potato starch and canned beans. I guess because of that my dish lose taste, so I added soy sauce. but it was still qui...