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Greens and Cream Cheese penne

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3/4 lb (375 g) penne rigate
1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 French shallot, minced
1 bunch of green onions, cut into 1˝ (2.5 cm) lengths
1 package of asparagus, cut into 2˝ (5 cm) lengths
1 cup (250 mL) frozen green peas
Salt and freshly ground pepper
8 oz (240 g) Canadian Cream Cheese
2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh chives, chopped
1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon zest

Yields: 4 Servings

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  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 10 mins
  • Cooking Time 15 mins
  • Yields 4 Servings

A perfect spring supper: it has both a warming, comfort-food quality and the fresh flavour of tender greens.

  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 10 mins
  • Cooking Time 15 mins
  • Yields 4 Servings

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Ingredients

3/4 lb (375 g) penne rigate
1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 French shallot, minced
1 bunch of green onions, cut into 1˝ (2.5 cm) lengths
1 package of asparagus, cut into 2˝ (5 cm) lengths
1 cup (250 mL) frozen green peas
Salt and freshly ground pepper
8 oz (240 g) Canadian Cream Cheese
2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh chives, chopped
1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon zest

Preparation

Cook pasta according to package instructions.

Meanwhile, in a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat and cook garlic with shallot, onions and asparagus for 5 minutes.

Add peas and cook 2 more minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Pour 1½ cups (375 mL) of pasta cooking water into saucepan and add Cream Cheese. Let cheese melt and stir until smooth.

Drain pasta and add to saucepan with chives and lemon zest; mix together and serve.
 

Tips

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Ricotta, Mascarpone, Cottage Cheese.

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Did you know?

With over 400 Canadian cheeses to choose from, you can explore a new, delicious flavour every day for the next year and more!

Discover cheese varieties in the Canadian Cheese Repertoire

Did you know?

With over 400 Canadian cheeses to choose from, you can explore a new, delicious flavour every day for the next year and more!

Discover cheese varieties in the Canadian Cheese Repertoire

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 403 Calories
Protein: 12 g
Carbohydrate: 52 g
Fat: 17 g
Fibre: 4.1 g
Sodium: 202 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 7 % / 78 mg
Folate: 82 %
Selenium: 79 %
Thiamin: 50 %
Iron: 25 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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