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Pasta with Sweet Peas Recipe

Pasta with Sweet Peas

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"Easy to double or triple for larger servings. Very quick and easy for when you are in a hurry. Garnish with fresh parsley."

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  1. In a small pot cook farfalle pasta with the 2 cups of water. Add chicken bouillon and boil until water has reduced.
  2. Stir in butter and peas. Add red pepper flakes, if desired.
  3. Serve with sprinkled parsley on top.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 24, 2008

We followed many of the steps taken by other reviewers. Instead of using water, we used chicken stock – & doubled all amounts to use as a main course vs. side dish. We also used frozen baby peas (I added them a couple of minutes before serving), This is one of the few times we used butter – & it made a huge difference in the taste outcome. As others have said, the red pepper flakes really compliment this dish - as does a good shave (or 2) of fresh parmesan cheese over the top. Quick, easy & tasty!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 04, 2008

This was kinda bland and needed seasoning. I used a different pasta and frozen petite peas. I added garlic and onion powder and a splash of olive oil. I also topped with parmesan cheese.

Oct 19, 2006

I thought this was excellent. I tripled it feed my family of four. It went great with grilled chicken. It was so simple and quick. I didn't have canned peas so I used frozen peas. The crushed red pepper gave it a good kick. We topped it with parmesan cheese, everyone goggled it up!

Jul 30, 2003

What a quick and delicious side dish when you want something different. My husband isn't a pasta eater and he had 3 helpings. Thanks for helping me find something to do with those staple items in my pantry.

May 09, 2012

I made this using 3 cups water, 6 oz shell pasta, and frozen peas. I ended up straining some of the water out as it was simply not cooking down and the pasta and peas were definitely done. I did add crushed red pepper, doubled the butter, and a hearty amount of grated parmesan cheese. The cheese got melty and stringy and this actually turned out well. We liked this and gave this dish a thumbs up! Thanks.

Jan 07, 2011

Not bad, I used mini farfalle pasta and didn't follow the directions. I boiled the pasta in water then drained it and added the boillon granules (just a pinch) and the butter and peas. The kids liked it!!

Sep 29, 2008

I added a little cornstarch with water, red pepper, butter, and 1 can Chicken Broth. I also added mozzarella cheese and topped with parmesan cheese. Light flavor, which is just what I wanted.

Apr 23, 2008

Nothing earth shattering, but a nice way to liven up the same old, same old.


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  • Calories
  • 533 kcal
  • 27%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 94.5 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 8.2 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 7.6 g
  • 30%
  • Protein
  • 19.5 g
  • 39%
  • Sodium
  • 1264 mg
  • 51%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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