Vegetarian Recipe - Spaghetti Primavera
You can make this vegetarian recipe with spaghetti or tagliatelle. The sauce is very simple and quick to prepare. You could also use other vegetables like carrot sticks or cauliflower florets depending on what your child likes. If you don’t have crème fraiche you can use cream instead.
Interestingly frozen vegetables can be just as nutritious as fresh as they are frozen within hours of being picked.
Cook the spaghetti according to the instructions on the packet. Blanch the broccoli and courgette in boiling lightly salted water for 4 minutes.
Melt the butter in a saucepan and gently fry the spring onions for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in the peas and cook for one minute. Stir in the chopped tomato and the blanched broccoli and courgette and cook for one minute more. Stir in the crème fraiche, vegetable stock, squeeze of lemon juice and parmesan cheese. Cook over a gentle heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Season to taste and stir in the cooked spaghetti.
MAKES 3 PORTIONS
Spaghetti Primavera Cooking Video
If your child won’t eat vegetables then spaghetti bolognese recipe is a good way to hide them. In this way you can let your child eat vegetables.