In Italian, primavera means “Spring”, a fresh-tasting pasta that can keep that time of year every time you make it, anytime.
Back in 1975, Sirio Maccioni wanted to come up with new recipes with his two top chefs for his restaurant establishments and that’s where it is said Pasta Primavera was invented.
His recipes would include a combination of beans or peas, with asparagus and the cream sauce over a medium-sized noodle like tagliatelle.
The recipe he made was said to be mixed with butter, cream, and cheese with vegetables and pasta so either one you like is below in the recipe card.
Through the years, it has been adapted in many ways, today’s style is with tomato sauce in the photos, we also have tried pasta with these two sauces