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Fettuccine With Green Peas and Fresh Mint

Prep time 15 mins
Other Time time 15 mins
Yield Makes 3 to 4 servings


  • 1 (9-oz.) package refrigerated fettuccine
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 cup frozen baby sweet peas
  • 2/3 cup half-and-half
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Garnish: fresh shaved Parmesan cheese

How to Make It

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions.

  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add peas and next 8 ingredients. Reduce heat to low, and cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Stir in hot cooked pasta, and serve immediately. Garnish, if desired.