Penne Primavera with Butter Sage Sauce

  • Author: Carissa Shaw for Mom Needs Chocolate


Are you suffering a case of the Monday night dinner blues? Fight it off with this easy Penne Primavera with Butter Sage Sauce! This easy meal is FULL of vegetables and buttery flavor.


8 ounces penne pasta
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Soft Squeeze™ Spread, divided
1/4 cup onion, diced
4 cups fresh vegetables of choice, chopped (asparagus, broccoli florets, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, zucchini, yellow squash)
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
4 fresh sage leaves, chopped, plus additional for garnish if desired
1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese


  1. Cook penne in boiling water according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a medium skillet, heat Land O Lakes® Soft Squeeze™ Spread over medium heat until melted. Add the onion and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add the chopped vegetables to the skillet and stir. Cover with a lid and cook over medium heat until the vegetables soften, 10-15 minutes; stir occasionally.
  4. Once the vegetables are tender, add the garlic powder, white wine or chicken broth, and chopped sage leaves. Stir well and cook for 1 minute. Add the grated parmesan cheese right before serving.

Garnish with fresh sage and parmesan cheese. Serves 4-6.

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