Pasta with Vegetables and Alfredo Sauce
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Recipe type: Main
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Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
Ingredients for Pasta with Vegetables:
  • 1 lb. pasta
  • 2 cups raw carrots, sliced
  • 2 cups raw broccoli florets
Alfredo Sauce Ingredients:
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch (or 4 T. flour)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 cups Mozzarella cheese (or 1½ cups mozzarella and ½ cup parmesan)
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley ( or 1 tablespoon dried)
  • dash of pepper
Directions
  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add pasta and carrots. Cook for 10 minutes or until pasta is al dente.
  2. Pour off water.
  3. Add broccoli and enough Alfredo Sauce to coat the pasta and vegetables and cook over a low heat until the broccoli is just heated.
Alfredo Sauce Directions:
  1. Melt butter in a medium sauce pot. Once the butter is melted add cornstarch. Stir until smooth.
  2. Cook over a medium-high flame until the mixture is smooth and bubbly, stirring constantly.
  3. Add milk slowly, stirring until well blended. Add broth, cheese, garlic powder, parsley and pepper.
  4. Stir over a medium flame, until cheese is melted and the sauce is smooth.
  5. Spoon desired amount of sauce over pasta with vegetables.
Recipe by Premeditated Leftovers™ at https://premeditatedleftovers.com/pasta-with-vegetables-and-alfredo-sauce/