Total Time
32 Mins
Yield
4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Add peas to pasta during the last 2 minutes of cooking time. Drain pasta mixture in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/4 cup pasta liquid.

Step 2

Heat oil and butter in pan over medium heat 1 minute or until butter melts. Remove from heat; stir in pasta mixture, reserved pasta water, juice, salt, and pepper; toss well.

Step 3

Divide pasta mixture evenly among 4 bowls; top each serving with 1 tablespoon basil and about 2 tablespoons cheese. Serve immediately.

Step 4

 

Chef's Notes

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