Pasta and Peas

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by ellie_

A great weeknight supper that is on the table fairly quickly. Recipe adapted from Bon Appetit (April 2005)

Top Review by jovigirl

I really enjoyed this. I didn't use mint (personal preference) and added some heavy cream and about a cup of mozzarella cheese to it to make it a bit thicker. It was really good with those additions! Thanks!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta in a large pot according to package directions. Drain, reserving one cup of cooking liquid. Transfer pasta to a large bowl.
  2. While pasta is cooking, saute bacon in a large skillet over med high heat until crisp (5 minutes). Transfer bacon to paper towels and set aside.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add shallots to skillet, cooking until golden brown (5 minutes).
  4. Add snap peas (or snow peas) to skillet, stirring for one minute or until crisp tender.
  5. Add spinach and thawed peas and cook one more minute. Remove from heat.
  6. Add pea mixture, bacon, mint and cooking liquid to pasta. Toss.
  7. Stir in one cup of cheese. Toss.

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