4 tablespoons good quality olive oil-divided
1 mild onion, sliced in thin strips
4-6 cloves garlic, smashed and minced
3 cups fresh vegetables, such as corn kernels, peas, diced bell peppers, spinach (you will need about 1 lb. of spinach if using), etc.
thyme, oregano, basil, rosemary, savory, chervil, lemon verbena, sage etc.
1 lb. linguine
1/4 cup fresh parsley, minced
4 tablespoons butter, cut into bits
1 cup chicken stock
salt and pepper to taste
Pecorino or Parmesan cheese on the side, freshly grated