Pesto and pea pasta

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Pesto and pea pasta
An easy, Italian dish to prepare all the family will enjoy and made more or less from what you have in the fridge or kitchen press.

300g pasta of choice

160g frozen peas

1 tbsp olive oil

3 tbsp basil pesto

Freshly grated parmesan (or vegen alternative), to serve (optional)

Cook the spaghetti according to the instructions, adding the peas in the final 2 minutes.

Drain the pasta and peas stir in the pesto and serve directly, with grated cheese, if using.


Preparation Time
5 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Cheese, Pasta & Noodles, Vegetables, Oil, Nuts

Recipe Type
Budget, Family Dinners


Special Info

Level of Difficulty

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