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Pasta with Pan Roasted Fennel, Potato & Onion

What happens when tangy ranch meets hearty red potatoes and perfectly prepped pasta? This savory creation scored Lisa K. a victory in the Veggie category of our Hidden Valley® Ranch Night!™ recipe contest. Try it and see why!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Cook Time 20 min
  • Servings 4
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Ingredients (6)

For safe meat preparation, reference the USDA website.

Steps (4)

  1. 1

    Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add fennel and onion; cover and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the onion is softened.

  2. 2

    Cook potatoes for 3 to 4 minutes in a large pot of boiling water. When potatoes are ready, using a slotted spoon, transfer them to the skillet along with ½ cup of the boiling water and the Ranch seasoning; cook, covered, stirring occasionally until potatoes are tender about 10 minutes more.

  3. 3

    Add pasta to boiling potato water. Reduce heat and cook according to package directions. Drain pasta, reserving ½ cup of water.

  4. 4

    Toss pasta in skillet with vegetables adding additional reserved water, if needed. Garnish with fennel fronds.

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recommend 81.2% would recommend this recipe

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious Tasty and simple to make. I added some fresh dill and recommend it
Date published: 2023-05-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pasta with Pan Roasted Fennel I liked the different flavors infused into this pasta dish. I did add cooked cubed chicken breast and some carrots and peas. It made it more a meal rather than a side dish. I liked the fennel in this dish. It was really good.
Date published: 2023-04-29
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