If you haven’t experienced the deliciousness of sugar snap peas, you’re in for a treat. With the addition of ricotta cheese and fresh chives, this simple pasta dish becomes a sensational side in less than 10 minutes.

Krista Ackerbloom Montgomery
Recipe by Cooking Light November 2014

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; add sugar snap peas during last 3 minutes of cooking time. Drain. Combine pasta mixture, ricotta cheese, chives, salt, and pepper.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

158 calories; fat 2.9g; saturated fat 1.7g; sodium 160mg.
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