Fresh Ideas with Leigh Ann - New Year

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New Year

Celebrate your zest for life and delicious food with homemade Italian meals in minutes. Delicious Butoni pastas and pasta sauces are perfect for authentic Italian meals at home.

Butoni knows that pastas and sauces are easily adaptable to a more contemporary style of dining, and so we're always creating new products and trying new combinations and flavors to bring the joy of an elegantly prepared meal to your table.

There is one thing we won't change -- our dedication to quality using the highest quality ingredients, vegetables and cheeses, and making the most flavorful pastas - from our refrigerated tortellini and ravioli to our delicate cut pastas.

Lighter Pesto Linguine with Green Beans & Artichokes

1 package Buitoni Refrigerated Linguine, 9 ounces
1 ¼ cups fresh green beans, cut in half
1 container Buitoni Refrigerated Reduced Fat Pesto with Basil
3/4 cup artichoke hearts, quartered
   pinch ground black pepper
   fresh basil sprigs

Prepare pasta according to package directions, cooking green beans with pasta; drain. Transfer pasta and beans to large serving bowl; toss with pesto, artichoke hearts and pepper. Sprinkle with cheese. Garnish with basil.

Pesto Tortellini with Lemon and Shrimp

1 package Buitoni Whole Wheat 3 Cheese Tortellini
1 container Buitoni Reduced Fat Pesto with Basil
1 ½ teaspoons lemon peel, grated
8 ounces medium shrimp, cooked
2 tablespoons green onion, thinly sliced

Prepare tortellini according to package directions.

Combine pesto and lemon peel in medium saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until heated through.

Transfer cooked tortellini to serving plate. Top with sauce and shrimp. Sprinkle with green onion.

Spinach Alfredo Ravioli

1 package Buitoni Whole Wheat Four Cheese Ravioli
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup crimini mushrooms, sliced
1 package Buitoni Light Alfredo Sauce
1 package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed out, 10 ounces
1 tablespoon Buitoni Reduced Fat Pesto with Basil

Cook ravioli according to package directions.

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and mushrooms; cook until soft. Add spinach, and stir. Add Alfredo sauce and heat through. Just before serving, mix in pesto.

Gently add ravioli, mix and serve.

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You can find all the ingredients at Kroger.