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Pasta with Pea Puree

Photo: Jennifer Causey
Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 cup)

Use frozen peas to add a pop of fresh flavor and color to your meal. 

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces whole-grain linguine
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup thawed frozen green peas
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint
  • 1 teaspoon lemon rind
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup shaved Parmesan cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 303
  • fat 10.7 g
  • satfat 5.8 g
  • monofat 2.4 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 13 g
  • carbohydrate 45 g
  • fiber 8 g
  • cholesterol 24 mg
  • iron 4 mg
  • sodium 552 mg
  • calcium 103 mg
  • sugars 4 g
  • Est. Added Sugars 0 g

How to Make It

  1. Cook linguine per directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water. Cook butter in a skillet over medium until browned. Process browned butter, peas, 1/2 cup pasta water, mint, lemon rind, salt, and garlic clove in a food processor until smooth; toss with pasta. Top with shaved Parmesan.