Heat large heavy skillet on medium-high heat. Melt 2 tbsp. butter. Sautee onion until translucent. Add garlic. Add tomatoes. Salt and pepper to taste. Add 1/2 stick butter, heavy cream, vodka. Simmer on low until warmed through. Add frozen peas and asparagus.
Boil pasta for 11-13 minutes or according to package directions. Drain. Drizzle with olive oil and toss with vodka sauce and veggies. Add parsley and mozzarella pearls.
It is Friday, Y’all. So let your slow cooker do the work for you today and you can relax knowing that something yummy will be ready to eat after a long week of work. Slow Cooker Italian ABC Lentil Veggie Soup is really simple to make and can be embellished so many different ways to suit your individual tastes. Add some ham if you do not particularly like having it all vegan. Or maybe a side of some homemade rosemary focaccia bread and you have a super delicious and hearty meal.
This is the best stuff to keep in the pantry and our family absolutely loves it. Well, if the truth be known, we love everything that we have tried from Bob’s Red Mill. And if you cannot find it in your local grocery store, it is available to order online.
The mix has green split peas, yellow split peas, barley, lentils and pasta and is ready to add whatever seasoning that you like to make it your own.
Put all of the ingredients into the slow cooker which has been set to high setting, stir until well mixed. Cook for 1 hour on high then turn down to low for remaining 3 hours. Cook lentils until desired tenderness.