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Pasta with peas in a pronto

You’d be surprised at how much flavour you can pack into this sauce, which can be prepared in less time than it takes to cook your pasta!


Fibro Food Fairy

My objective was to come up with a dish that was full of the flavours of spring; fresh, vibrant and easy to prepare. Pea and mint are a classic combination which goes well with fresh parsley and lemon juice.

Garnished with a few optional sun-dried tomatoes, for a little pop of colour.

This is a great recipe to have in the locker when you’re tired but want something super tasty. No specialist ingredients, just supermarket staples, that won’t break the bank. No culinary skills required, just a food processor or stick blender. Little thought required and so perfect for fibro foggy days.

Serve with a final squeeze of lemon juice over the top.

Perfect addition to your meat free recipes repertoire, as long as you don’t mind a bit of green

Free From Information:

• Dairy free
• Egg free
• Gluten free
• Nut free
• Soya free
• Refined sugar free
• Vegan

Pasta with peas in a pronto

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By Fibro Food Fairy Serves: 2
Prep Time: Less than 5 minutes Cooking Time: Approximately 10 minutes, for the pasta.

Ready in less time than it takes to cook your pasta!

Ingredients

  • Sauce ingredients:
  • 10g fresh parsley
  • 10g fresh mint
  • 100g peas
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon garlic purée
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 servings of gluten free pasta
  • Finely chopped sundried tomatoes (optional)

Instructions

1

Place all the sauce ingredients but using only 60g of the peas in a food processor and blend until a smooth sauce forms.

2

Cook the pasta according to the package instructions, adding the remaining peas to the water for the last 4-5 minutes of cooking.

3

Drain the cooked peas and pasta and mix through with your prepared sauce.

4

Serve with a few finely chopped sundried tomatoes, if desired.

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