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Penne with Pea Pesto Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jennifer Garriso;n
Added: Monday, August 25, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (10 oz.) package frozen peas
2 large garlic cloves
1/2 c. pine nuts
1/2 c. Parmesan
1/3 c. olive oil
1 lb. penne pasta

Directions:
Directions:
Cook peas on the stove or in the microwave according to package directions. Drain well. With food processor running, drop in garlic and finely chop. Turn off motor and add peas, nuts, cheese, 1/2 t. salt and 1/2 t. pepper. Process until finely chopped. With motor running, add oil, blending until incorporated. Meanwhile, cook pasta until al dente. Reserve 1 cup pasta water, then drain pasta. Toss pasta with pea pesto and thin as desired with reserved cooking water. Season with pepper.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is really good. Curt and Dad and the kids all loved it, and they don't even like peas!

 

 

 

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