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Easy whole wheat pasta primavera

Whole Wheat Pasta Primavera

Lemony butter provides the perfect sauce for this Whole Wheat Pasta Primavera. Add any of your favorite veggies and you'll have a perfect Spring dinner.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Servings


  • 1 lb Whole Wheat Pasta
  • 1 Zucchini Large
  • 2 Carrots Medium
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 6 Mini Peppers or 1 large bell pepper
  • 2 cups String Beans
  • 2 cups Broccoli Chopped
  • 1 tbsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 Stick Butter softened to room temperature
  • ½ cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Basil
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Parsley
  • 2 Lemons Juice and Zest


  • Preheat the oven to 425°.
  • Spray the baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Cut the zucchini into sticks and place it on the baking sheet.
  • Peel and cut the carrots into sticks and place them on the baking sheet.
  • Peel and cut the red onion and place it on the baking sheet.
  • Cut the peppers and place them on the baking sheet.
  • Add the string beans and broccoli to the baking sheet. Season with oregano, salt, and pepper. Bake for 20 minutes.
  • While the vegetables roast, in a small bowl add the softened butter. Add the zest and juice of the lemon, parmesan cheese, and fresh basil and parsley. Mix everything to combine. If the butter is still too hard, use a hand mixer to mix everything thoroughly.
  • Boil water and cook the pasta according to the package instructions.
  • When the vegetables are cooked, place them in a large bowl, top them with the lemon butter.
  • When the pasta is done, save ½ cup of the pasta water. Drain the rest of the pasta and add the drained pasta to the bowl with the vegetables. If the pasta is dry, add the pasta water to the bowl. Mix everything to combine and serve immediately. Enjoy!
Keyword Easy Pasta Primavera, Lemon Pasta Primavera, Pasta Primavera, Whole Wheat Pasta, Whole Wheat Pasta Primavera
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