Pasta With Three Peas Great for Summer

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is an adopted recipe which I haven't made yet but thought it sounded wonderful!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta in large pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to bite, stirring often. Drain, reserving 1 cup cooking liquid. Transfer to large bowl.
  2. Meanwhile, sauté bacon in heavy large skillet over high heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Using slotted spoon, transfer bacon to paper towels.
  3. Drain off 1/2 of the bacon fat and add shallots to skillet; sauté over medium-high heat until golden brown, pressing with spoon to separate layers, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add snap peas; stir until bright green and crisp-tender, about 1 minute.
  5. Add pea tendrils and petite peas, stirring just until tendrils wilt, about 1 minute.
  6. Add pea mixture, bacon, mint, and enough cooking liquid to moisten pasta.
  7. Stir in 1 cup cheese. Serve, passing additional cheese alongside.


Most Helpful

It just doesn't get any better than this, ellie. I subbed basil for the mint (not a fan) but other than that-perfection. I could eat this every week for the rest of my life.

sugarpea January 15, 2007

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