Linguine with Mint Pesto and Peas

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Makes: 6  servings Prep 15 mins Cook 9 mins

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup  extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup  water
  • 2 bunches (2 oz. each) fresh mint, trimmed (2 cups leaves)
  • 1/2 cup  freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons  chopped pistachio nuts
  • 1 teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon  freshly ground pepper
  • 1 pound  linguini, cooked according to package directions, reserving 1/4 cup pasta water
  • 1 package (10 oz.) frozen peas, thawed

Directions

1. For the mint pesto, combine olive oil, water, mint, Parmesan cheese, pistachio nuts, salt and pepper in blender container. Cover and blend until smooth.

2. Toss hot pasta, Mint Pesto, peas, and hot pasta water in large serving bowl. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 6
  • cal.(kcal)465,
  • Fat, total(g)15,
  • chol.(mg)6,
  • sat. fat(g)4,
  • carb.(g)66,
  • pro.(g)17,
  • sodium(mg)604,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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