Domino’s Pasta Primavera Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Modified: February 7, 2022

Enjoy a delicious and healthy pasta meal with our Domino’s-inspired Pasta Primavera Recipe! This recipe copies the popular American restaurant Domino’s Pizza’s version of pasta primavera. Although they’re more known for their pizza, a lot of foodies have fallen in love with their other dishes. It’s a good thing that we’ve created this recipe so you won’t have to leave your home to satisfy your cravings!

In case you didn’t know, pasta primavera is an American pasta dish with fresh vegetable toppings. Its origins can be traced back to New York City in the 1970s. This dish actually came to be because of a cook’s experimenting! While primavera means spring time in Italian, this meal is also popular during summer because of its different vegetable toppings. Even so, this pasta dish is enjoyable whatever the season or time of day. You can eat it for lunch or dinner, may it be spring or fall! 

Thanks to its vegetable ingredients, pasta primavera can be a healthy alternative to pasta dishes with meat. But even though it uses a lot of veggies, it still tastes absolutely amazing! One bite of our pasta primavera recipe will leave you craving for more. And the best part? No need to go to the nearest Domino’s to eat a plateful. Read on as we give you a step-by-step guide on how to copy Domino’s famous pasta primavera dish. It’s easy, affordable, and deliciously filling! If you loved this recipe, you can also try to recreate Domino’s Spinach And Feta Pizza

Domino’s Pasta Primavera Recipe

How To Make Domino's Pasta Primavera

Have yourself a light pasta dish topped with fresh vegetables and delicious cheeses. Make your own version of Domino’s Pasta Primavera with our easy-to-follow recipe, all at the comforts of your own home.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 25 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2 cups penne pasta, cooked and drained
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup tin mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 oz yellow onion, diced
  • 3 cups baby spinach, chopped or whole
  • 1 cup tomatoes, ripe, diced and preferably Roma
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 oz butter, (½ stick)
  • 3 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, powdered or shredded
  • ½ cup Asiago cheese, or Manchego or Monterey Jack, powdered or shredded
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt and pepper , to taste

To serve:

  • garlic bread slices, toasted

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil and sauté mushrooms, onion, and garlic until fragrant.

  2. Add in the spinach and tomatoes, stirring while cooking. Set aside in a warm area.

  3. In a saucepan, melt the butter and whisk in flour, to form a roux.

  4. Pour in the cream and bring to a simmer. You may add water or your preferred stock to loosen the sauce.

  5. Whisk as the mixture begins to thicken and season with salt & pepper. Adjust accordingly.

  6. Add in Parmesan and Asiago cheese if using.

  7. Toss in the cooked pasta and the sautéed veggies. Mix and serve.

Recipe Notes

Garlic bread goes very well with this pasta dish. We recommend you try our Crockpot Butter Garlic Bread Recipe to complement your pasta primavera!

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 2g
  • :
  • Calcium: 409mg
  • Calories: 857kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 39g
  • Cholesterol: 180mg
  • Fat: 71g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 26g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g
  • Potassium: 370mg
  • Protein: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 35g
  • Sodium: 640mg
  • Vitamin A: 4234IU
  • Vitamin C: 9mg
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Frequently Asked Questions

What type of pasta should I use?

The classic pasta primavera dish uses angel hair for its noodles. However, most contemporary recipes use penne pasta noodles. Domino’s own version of the dish also uses penne noodles. If you want to stay true to their version, you may use the same kind for a more faithful version. Still, you’re free to experiment with this recipe. You can try other kinds of pasta, or use the ones that are currently available to you.

Can I use other cheeses?

The combination of Parmesan and Asiago cheese is what gives this recipe its iconic Domino’s pasta primavera taste. So, we recommend that you stick to using those cheeses in case you want to copy the dish. But remember, we’re all about experimenting here! So if you want to change things up with the recipe, then by all means go ahead!

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Conclusion

Domino's is more than just their pizza. Thanks to this recipe, getting a taste of their pasta primavera will be easy and accessible to you and your loved ones! Enjoy this nutritious and delicious pasta dish that’s easy and affordable to make! Even if you’re not craving for some Domino’s pasta primavera, it’s a great way to use leftover veggies you might have in the fridge.
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