Dominos Pasta Primavera Recipe – Easy Kitchen Guide

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By Dr. Leah Alexander | Published on May 31, 2023 | Last Updated on February 24, 2024

If you are looking for a delicious, cheesy, and savory pasta dish, then Dominos pasta primavera is the perfect recipe for you. This comforting dish consists of penne noodles cooked in a creamy sauce with delightful ingredients. It’s a quick and easy weeknight dinner that everyone in your family will love.

Here I will discuss the detailed recipe for Dominos pasta primavera with all its ingredients, cooking tips, and nutrition information.

Dominos Pasta Primavera Recipe

What Is Dominos pasta Primavera?

Dominos pasta primavera is a delicious Italian-inspired dish that consists of penne noodles cooked in a creamy sauce with mushrooms, onions, tomatoes, and spinach. The creamy sauce is made with butter, all-purpose flour, and heavy whipping cream. 

The dish is then topped with Parmesan cheese and Asiago cheese for a cheesy and savory flavor. This dish is not only easy to make but also extremely delicious.

Where Did I First Try Dominos pasta Primavera?

My first experience with Dominos pasta Primavera was at a Domino’s restaurant in my hometown. I had heard about this dish from some of my friends and was dying to try it. 

When I stepped into the restaurant, I was immediately mesmerized by the aroma of delicious food that filled the air. After ordering Dominos pasta primavera, a few minutes later, I was served a plate full of delicious noodles and vegetables in a creamy sauce. The flavors were absolutely perfect and I just couldn’t get enough of it.

The noodles had a nice al dente texture and the vegetables added a burst of freshness to the dish. But, what really made this dish stand out was the creamy sauce that was flavored with Parmesan, Asiago, and garlic. The tangy and savory notes of the cheese complemented the fresh vegetables perfectly.

I was also pleasantly surprised by the generous portion size that I had ordered. It was enough to feed two people easily, so it made for a great sharing dish for friends or family. After finishing my plate, I decided that I would definitely come back for more of this dish.

Since then, Dominos pasta primavera has become my go-to meal whenever I’m looking for something easy yet delicious. 

Not only is it extremely tasty but also quite affordable. I often find myself craving this comforting dish and have even started making it at home. It’s unbelievably simple to make and requires just a few ingredients. 

All in all, Dominos pasta primavera is an incredibly delicious dish that I would recommend to everyone.

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Ingredients

  • Penne pasta: Penne pasta is essential for this recipe as it has a nice al dente texture and also holds the cream sauce well.
  • Butter: Butter helps to give the dish a rich flavor and also helps in thickening the creamy sauce.
  • All-purpose flour: All-purpose flour is used to thicken the sauce and give it a creamy texture.
  • Heavy whipping cream: Heavy whipping cream is used to make the sauce creamy and comforting.
  • Mushrooms: Mushrooms give a nice earthy flavor to the dish.
  • Onion: Onion adds a hint of sweetness and also gives the dish an amazing aroma.
  • Tomatoes: Tomatoes add a burst of freshness and flavor to the dish.
  • Spinach: Spinach is a great source of vitamins and minerals and gives the dish a nice color.
  • Garlic: Garlic adds a garlicky flavor to the dish and enhances its taste.
  • Parmesan cheese: Parmesan cheese adds a lovely tangy flavor to the dish.
  • Asiago cheese: Asiago cheese gives the dish a nice cheesy texture and flavor.
Dominos Pasta Primavera Recipe

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the penne pasta and cook it until al dente, around 8 minutes. Once cooked, drain the pasta and set aside.

Step 2

Heat two tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the mushrooms, yellow onion, baby spinach, and tomatoes and sauté for about 10 minutes until vegetables are softened. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 3

Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Whisk in the all-purpose flour until combined and cook for 1-2 minutes. Slowly add in the heavy whipping cream while whisking continuously. Simmer until thickened, around 8 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the Parmesan cheese, Asiago cheese, garlic cloves, and salt and pepper to taste.

Step 4

In a large bowl combine the cooked penne pasta, sautéed vegetables, and cream sauce. Mix everything together until combined.

Step 5

Transfer the Dominos pasta primavera to a serving plate or bowl and serve warm with freshly grated Parmesan cheese on top.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to cook the penne pasta until it is al dente.
  • In order to make a rich and creamy sauce, melt enough butter in the pan before adding the all-purpose flour.
  • Add heavy whipping cream gradually while stirring continuously to avoid lumps from forming in the sauce.
  • Make sure not to overcook the vegetables as they should still have a slight crunch.
  • Add Parmesan and Asiago cheese at the end for a cheesy flavor.
  • Serve hot with freshly chopped herbs and some more grated cheese for garnish.
  • This dish can be served as a main course or even as a side dish along with some garlic bread.

What Ingredients Can I Replace or Substitute While Making It?

  • You can replace the penne pasta with any other type of noodle like rotini or farfalle.
  • If you are looking for a vegan version of this dish, then you can use vegan butter and plant-based cream instead of regular ones.
  • You can also use any kind of vegetable that you like in this dish. Some good options are broccoli, bell peppers, or zucchini.
  • You can also switch up the cheese and use any type that you like. Some good options are mozzarella, cheddar, or Gouda.
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Dominos Pasta Primavera Recipe

If you are looking for a delicious, cheesy, and savory pasta dish, then Dominos pasta primavera is the perfect recipe for you. This comforting dish consists of penne noodles cooked in a creamy sauce with delightful ingredients.
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Author: Dr. Leah Alexander
Course: Pasta
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 32 minutes
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 535kcal

Equipment

  • 1 large skillet
  • 1 Whisker
  • 1 bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce of yellow onion finely chopped, brings a sweet and savory undertone to the dish.
  • 1 garlic clove finely minced, infuses the dish with its irresistible aroma and distinctive flavor.
  • ¼ cup of earthy and tender mushrooms sliced thinly, adds a delightful umami essence to the overall taste.
  • ½ cup of grated Parmesan cheese sprinkled generously, provides a delightful nutty and salty flavor that perfectly complements the other ingredients.
  • 1 ½ cups of rich and decadent heavy whipping cream lending a creamy and luscious consistency to the dish.
  • 1 cup of penne pasta perfectly al dente, adds a satisfying bite to this delightful dish.
  • 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour creating a smooth and velvety texture when combined with the other ingredients.
  • 2 ounces of creamy and luscious butter meltingly indulgent, enriches the sauce with its luxurious taste.
  • 1 ½ cups of vibrant baby spinach gently wilted, introduces a burst of freshness and vibrant green color.
  • 1 tablespoon of smooth and fragrant olive oil drizzled generously, lends a subtle richness to the recipe.
  • ½ cup of ripe tomatoes diced into juicy and succulent pieces, imparts a burst of tanginess to balance the flavors.

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the penne pasta and cook it until al dente, around 8 minutes. Once cooked, drain the pasta and set aside.
  • Heat two tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the mushrooms, yellow onion, baby spinach, and tomatoes and sauté for about 10 minutes until vegetables are softened. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Whisk in the all-purpose flour until combined and cook for 1-2 minutes. Slowly add in the heavy whipping cream while whisking continuously. Simmer until thickened, around 8 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the Parmesan cheese, Asiago cheese, garlic cloves, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • In a large bowl combine the cooked penne pasta, sautéed vegetables, and cream sauce. Mix everything together until combined.
  • Transfer the Dominos pasta primavera to a serving plate or bowl and serve warm with freshly grated Parmesan cheese on top.

Notes

  • Make sure to cook the penne pasta until it is al dente.
  • In order to make a rich and creamy sauce, melt enough butter in the pan before adding the all-purpose flour.
  • Add heavy whipping cream gradually while stirring continuously to avoid lumps from forming in the sauce.
  • Make sure not to overcook the vegetables as they should still have a slight crunch.
  • Add Parmesan and Asiago cheese at the end for a cheesy flavor.
  • Serve hot with freshly chopped herbs and some more grated cheese for garnish.
  • This dish can be served as a main course or even as a side dish along with some garlic bread.
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Nutrition Information

One serving of Dominos pasta primavera (without the added cheese) contains around,

  • 375 calories,
  • 15 g of fat,
  • 53 g of carbohydrates,
  • 9 g of protein.

How to Store Leftover Dominos pasta Primavera?

Leftover Dominos pasta primavera can be stored in airtight containers in the refrigerator for up to three days. Reheat the dish in a skillet on low heat until it is warmed through before serving.

You can also freeze leftovers for up to 3 months and thaw them overnight in the fridge before reheating.

It is best to avoid reheating the dish multiple times as it can affect its flavor and texture.

FAQs

Is this dish vegan?

No, the original recipe for Dominos pasta primavera is not vegan but you can make a vegan version by using vegan butter and plant-based cream instead of regular ones.

Can pregnant women eat this? 

Yes, pregnant women can eat Dominos pasta primavera as long as it is cooked thoroughly and all ingredients used are fresh.

Is this dish gluten-free?

No, the original recipe for Dominos pasta primavera is not gluten-free as it contains all-purpose flour. You can make a gluten-free version by using a gluten-free alternative to all-purpose flour like almond or coconut flour.

Can you make this dish without cheese?

Yes, you can make Dominos pasta primavera without the cheese. Just omit the Parmesan and Asiago cheese from the recipe and add more vegetables instead.

Can I use different types of noodles for this dish?

Yes, you can use any type of noodle-like rotini or farfalle instead of penne pasta.

Wrapping Up

Dominos pasta primavera is a delicious and easy dish that can be served as a main or side dish. As you have seen making this dish is very simple and you can easily modify it by using different vegetables, cheeses, or noodles. The nutrition information per serving also makes it a healthier option. So why wait? Try making this delicious dish tonight.

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Dr. Leah Alexander, M.D., is a board-certified Pediatrician in New Jersey and has been working at Elizabeth Pediatric Group of New Jersey since 2000.
She also has a passion for culinary arts that extends beyond the medical realm. After completing culinary school at the French Culinary Institute, she started Global Palate, LLC, a catering firm, in 2007. She ran her own six-year-old catering company and served small group parties as an owner and executive chef.

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