Pea & mint pasta
Waitrose and Partners

Pea & mint pasta

A light and fresh pasta that's quick to prepare and tastes amazing!

    VegetarianLow in saturated fatSource of vitamin C
  • Serves4
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare-
  • Cook15 mins
  • Total time15 mins

Ingredients

  • 250g frozen peas
  • 300g essential Waitrose Linguine
  • 2 sprigs mint, leaves only
  • 25g flaked almonds
  • 1 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.

Nutritional

Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe

Energy

1,443kJ/ 341kcals

Fat

5.1g

Saturated Fat

0.7g

Carbohydrates

60.1g

Sugars

3.4g

Fibre

6.6g

Protein

13.7g

Salt

0g