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Linguine with peas and mint pesto

Linguine with peas and mint pesto

Published: December 19, 2014 at 2:27 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This fresh-flavoured pasta dish is super quick and easy – perfect to throw together for the family after work. Pine nuts add a bit of welcome crunch to the dish.

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal639
fat31.2g
saturates6.1g
carbs73.5g
protein20.8g
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Try this linguine with peas and mint pesto, then also check out classic pesto and kale pesto plus more homemade pasta sauces.

Ingredients

  • 350g linguine
  • 200g peas, fresh or frozen
  • 40g mint, stalks removed
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 50g pine nuts
  • 50g Grana Padano or vegetarian alternative, grated

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the pasta according to the pack instructions.

  • STEP 2

    Boil the peas for 3 minutes and drain. Whizz the rest of the ingredients in a food processor to a smooth consistency.

  • STEP 3

    Drain the linguine and toss the pesto through the pasta with the peas.

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