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LaPis: Shades of Spring and Summer

Pasta Primavera

Spring for me always looks green. I love it when the early vegetables start showing up in the markets and in our backyard. This past weekend we picked all kinds of greens like collard, mustard and turnips that all grew by themselves as soon as the last frost melted away. I gathered enough greens for our dinner and a couple of bags for the freezer! That’s not a bad harvest from plants you didn’t even plant!

This pasta dish is to celebrate the bounties of spring. The vegetables aren’t from my garden but they do always remind me of impending bounty from the garden.

This photo my my contribution to Lasang Pinoy Sundays (sorry it’s a day late, it’s been my MO this week to post a day late. lol!). To see other participants for this week’s theme, check out our host, Ces.

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I am a terrible housekeeper but I do love to cook so it all evens out in the end. I like to try new recipes that I think my family will like. However, I am not one to follow all recipes to the letter. I tend to tweak and change the recipes based on what I have on hand and how I am feeling at the time. Feel free to share your versions, I just might try it out next time I make the dish again.

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5 Responses to "LaPis: Shades of Spring and Summer"

  1. JMom says:

    Ces, ‘plants I didn’t plant myself’ means they grew on their own from the seeds that fell off last year’s plant. They have been dormant all winter, then as soon as the sun popped out again, they just sprung up!

    We got a big kick out of that since we got a ‘free’ harvest :) We are just now planting new seeds for this year. I’m still on the look out for ampalaya seeds, talong and sitaw. My okra and tomatoes are already in the ground. So is the squash. Hopefully by summer, I’ll have my pinakbet garden again.

  2. ces says:

    it goes for a week naman J, so no apologies:) needed..what do you mean by plants you didn’t plant yourself? now i have an idea for dinner, thanks!:)

  3. iska says:

    Such healthy pasta you have there…

  4. Jescel says:

    very Spring-y salad… healthy.. nice.

  5. Oggi says:

    Green is the color of spring. I love this yummy vegetable pasta salad.:-)

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