Noodles With Poppy Seeds & Peas

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until almost tender.
  2. Add peas and cook until peas and fettuccine are just tender, about 2 minutes, drain well.
  3. return to pot.
  4. Add butter and poppy seeds.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and toss to coat.
Most Helpful

Hard to believe something so easy and simple can taste so fantastic! I halved this recipe, used spaghetti and only 1 tsp of butter, and it still tasted very rich and mmmmm :-) I also added a lot of pepper, since the recipe doesn't call for any other spices. Thanks... this is great for a quick meal for a student like me!

Anu April 01, 2002

Thanks for posting Dancer^! This was a great side dish. Colorful, simple and tasty. The poppy seeds make this dish. I can't explain the flavor of the seeds (very nice) but they give it a tiny crunch to contrast the smooth fettuccine. Yummy. Thanks to Ginny Sue as I needed double the butter as well. If you don't have the poppy seeds don't make it, it just wouldn't be the same. Made for Zaar Cookbook Tag May/June2010 Enjoy! ChefDLH

ChefDLH June 03, 2010

So easy and so delicious. The poppy seeds are an inspired addition to this dish, don't leave them out. I added about double the amount of butter to this.

Ginny Sue July 12, 2009