Pasta With Smashed Peas

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Total Time
20mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
10 mins

From Real Simple April 2006

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, pulse the peas in a food processor or blender until chopped (not pureed).
  3. Add 1/2 cup of the ricotta, salt, and pepper. Pulse to combine.
  4. Drain the pasta, reserving 1/3 cup of the pasta water.
  5. Return the pasta to the pot. Add the pea puree and reserved pasta water and toss.
  6. Divide the pasta among individual bowls. Top with the remaining ricotta, a sprinkle of chives, and a drizzle of oil.