Fettuccine With Green Peas and Fresh Mint

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Other Time: 15 Minutes


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


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.