Pea & mint pasta

  • Total time: 15 minutes 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

250g frozen peas
300g essential Waitrose Linguine
2 sprigs mint, leaves only
25g flaked almonds
1 small clove garlic
Finely grated zest 1 lemon, juice of ½

 


Method

1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil. Add the peas and blanch for 1 minute, until just defrosted. Remove with a slotted spoon.

2. Return the water to the boil. Add the pasta and cook for 8 minutes until tender, drain, reserving 4 tbsp of the cooking water.

3. Meanwhile, using a stick blender whizz the mint, almonds, garlic, 1 tsp of lemon zest and juice with three-quarters of the peas until chunky. Season. Stir in the reserved water, then toss with the pasta and remaining peas. Scatter with remaining lemon zest.