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Check Out This Wonderful Pasta With Peas Recipe

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Check Out This Wonderful Pasta With Peas Recipe

If you're wondering what to grow in your garden this summer, it's a good idea to think about what vegetables you can really make use of. Many families wind up growing tomatoes and cucumbers. While those are great choices, don't overlook less common options like peas!

You can use fresh peas in a recipe just like this one. This recipe takes ordinary pasta and gives it extra flair with garlic, Roma tomatoes, onion, and peas. If you've grown tired of boring, plain pasta, this recipe is the right choice for you. The use of fresh peas provides extra nutrition.

One of the other nice characteristics of this recipe is that it is straightforward and easy to make. We understand the need for recipes that you can make on a weeknight. We all wish we had more time during the week, but the fact is that usually isn't the case. Don't spend too much time in the kitchen! Spend more time with family by making easy recipes like this one.

For other great recipes just like this one, take a look at all of the other recipes we have available on Moms Who Think. We have plenty of fantastic choices that will provide your family with the nutrition they need, without straining your budget or requiring you to spend ages in the kitchen. Now, without any further ado, on to the pasta with peas recipe!

Pasta e Piselli (Pasta with Peas)


¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
2 pounds fresh green peas
1 cup Roma tomatoes, seeded, diced
1/2 pound hot cooked spaghetti
Grated Parmesan & Romano cheese


1. In a large saute pan, add olive oil on medium high heat.

2. Once oil is hot, add onion and cook about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook until garlic is lightly tanned.

3. Add peas, stir to combine. Sauté for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

4. Add tomatoes and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for about 25 minutes.

5. Add spaghetti to sauce and mix well to coat thoroughly with sauce.

6. Serve with grated Parmesan & Romano cheese.

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