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Pasta with Peas and Pork

Real Simple JUNE 2004

  • Yield: (serving size: serves 4)
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Other: 5 Minutes


  • 1 pound rotini pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 pork cutlets
  • 1 small head radicchio, chopped
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped fresh basil


Cook pasta in lightly salted boiling water according to the package directions; drain. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add peas, pork cutlets, radicchio, chicken broth, kosher salt, freshly ground pepper, and the pasta. Cook until the liquid is absorbed and the meat andvegetables are heated through, about 5 minutes. Toss with lemon juice and more salt to taste. Top with fresh basil.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 65mg
  • Calories: 695
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Carbohydrate: 92g
  • Cholesterol: 76mg
  • Fat: 18g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Iron: 6mg
  • Protein: 42mg
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 350mg

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