There are many reasons why this is the perfect warm-weather pasta, including the fact that it's so pretty and spring-y-looking and uses all those delicious things that are just started to appear on grocery store shelves.
Artichokes are about to come back in season!
I only had about half an hour and one hand (the other was occupied with a bouncy chair) to get everything ready; fortunately, that's exactly how long this meal takes to make.
This is what I do when I have absolutely no energy to deal with dinner and can't even be bothered to boil water for pasta.
They say that trying to cook with a newborn is a total lost cause, but I haven't actually found that to be true. You just have to be...flexible.