Our Favorite Spring Pasta Recipes
Most of these recipes are vegetarian, but they're easily transformed for seafood or meat eaters by adding some sautéed shrimp or even a little crumbled bacon.
Fusilli with Caramelized Spring Onions and White Wine
Bucatini with Green Peas and Pancetta
Orzo Salad with Radish and Fennel
Pappardelle with Baby Spinach, Herbs, and Ricotta
Garganelli with Asparagus and Pecorino Cheese
Farfalle with Fava Beans, Morel Mushrooms, and Mascarpone
Spring Linguine with Basil
Pasta with Artichokes and Fresh Ricotta
Makaruni Pasta with Morel Mushroom Sauce
Pasta with Asparagus, Pancetta, and Pine Nuts
Rosés come in styles that range from light and dry to full and fruity. And when they are from Spain, all the better. These spring pasta dishes beg for a full, tropical fruit-laden rosé from Bodegas Muga, Rioja Rosé, 2009 ($13). It has elegant, fresh citrus flavors and laid-back herbal notes.