One Pot Pasta Primavera Welcomes Early Spring Vegetables

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I love pasta any time of the year but Spring is without a doubt one of the best times to make lighter, more plant-forward pasta dishes. Dry pasta is easy on the pocketbook and can stretch into a few more meals by adding vegetables and frozen peas. This recipe is just in time to celebrate Meditteranean Diet Month and features the one-pot method of making pasta. It is a game-changer for me because I will never boil pasta again for hot pasta dishes. The technique is more of a "risotto" style technique because you cook it like rice sort of. It works with short styles of pasta along with string pasta. I have never tried it with fresh pasta but my cook's intuition tells me that it probably would not work because the pasta would cook too quickly. This dish is only about 10 minutes stirring time and you can add a multitude of ingredients to it depending on what you are craving at the moment. Here is a list of variations that come to mind to add when the pasta is done: