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Penne with Pea Pesto Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jennifer Garrison
Added: Sunday, April 26, 2009

Category:
Category:

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

Directions:
Directions:
Cook peas on the stove or in 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 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp. pepper, then 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 freshly ground black pepper and additional Parmesan cheese.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes

 

 

 

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