Primavera means "spring" in Italian and this dish is full of spring time vegetables.
Salt, for seasoning pasta water
1 box linguine
2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for topping
1 small yellow onion
2 medium tomatoes
1 medium zucchini
1 large head broccoli, florets and stems separated
2 medium carrots
1 ball buffalo mozzarella
Fresh basil, for garnish
Set water in a large pasta pot to boil. Add salt. When the water comes to a boil, add linguine and cook for about 5 minutes.
Coat a large pan with olive oil. Heat over medium-high heat and add onions to caramelize. Once fragrant, add diced zucchini, tomatoes, and broccoli stems.
Add broccoli florets to boiling pasta to cook for about 2 minutes, then remove with a slotted spoon and transfer to the pan of sautéed vegetables.
Add carrots and mozzarella ball to the pan last.
Using a pasta ladle, remove pasta from pot and transfer to pan with vegetables. Top with olive oil and stir. Top with basil.