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Spring Pasta Primavera

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Chopped plum tomatoes and shredded fresh basil leaves star in this easy Spring Pasta Primavera. Sprinkle with Italian cheese and enjoy!
20 min
20 min
6 servings, about 1 cup each

What You Need

lb.  penne pasta, uncooked
cup  KRAFT Sun Dried Tomato Vinaigrette Dressing, divided
large  onion, thinly sliced
 plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped
cups  loosely packed fresh basil leaves, shredded
cup  KRAFT Finely Shredded Italian* Five Cheese Blend

Make It

COOK pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.

MEANWHILE, heat 1/4 cup dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add onions; cook 5 min. or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet. Add remaining dressing and tomatoes to skillet; cook and stir 3 min. or until heated through.

DRAIN pasta, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water. Toss pasta with vegetables and basil in large bowl. Gradually stir in reserved cooking water, if needed until pasta mixture is of desired consistency. Top with cheese.

* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Chicken Pasta Primavera
Add 2 cooked boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips, to pasta with the vegetables.
Serving Suggestion
Serve this pasta with a tossed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Lite Dressing.
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