dsc09970Every Tuesday starting July 10, Café Prima Pasta is “Green With Envy,” that is focuses on veggies with a vegetarian tasting menu rotating weekly and including a complimentary peach puree Bellini for the ladies, signature cocktail made with fresh squeezed juice or glass of wine for $38.95.

Appetizers range from Vegetarian Spring Rolls,  arugula, radicchio, black olives and capers sprinkled with parmesan cheese, hand rolled into thin slices of zucchini, served with a truffle oil and balsamic reduction and oven roasted potatoes; Caprese Salad; Stuffed Peppers, oven roasted green and yellow bell peppers stuffed with aged goat cheese with Italian herbs and spices; and Zucchini Fritti, julienne slices of fresh zucchini lightly fried in extra virgin olive oil and seasoned with zesty lemon and coarse sea salt.

Main courses  include fresh Fiocchi Rapera, pasta purses stuffed with Fontina cheese and Asian pear in a light truffle sauce; gluten-free Fettuccini Mama  served with baby spinach, cherry and sundried tomatoes, pine nuts, garlic and pesto; Ravioli Porcini; Eggplant Rollatini stuffed with ricotta, homemade marinara sauce and artisanal cheeses served with a mixed green salad; Porcini Risotto with hearty porcini mushrooms and Mascarpone cheese; and  Grilled Summer Vegetable Platter, grilled asparagus, tomatoes, eggplant, squash and zucchini sprinkled with herbs and spices and freshly grated parmesan cheese.

Café Prima Pasta is open Monday through Saturday for dinner from 5:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. and Sunday from 4:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.  Daily Happy Hour from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with all menu items and cocktails at 50 percent off. Café Prima Pasta, 4141 71st St. Miami Beach, FL 305-867-0106