Pasta Peas

Pasta Peas


"This is a great and very quick recipe that my grandmother and my mom used to make for me. I make it for my family now. Enjoy!"


30 m servings 436 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 436 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 8.5 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 72.7g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 17.3 g
  • 35%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 603 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. While pasta water is boiling, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook onions in oil until tender. Stir in salt, pepper, tomato sauce, water and peas. Reduce heat and simmer until pasta is done.
  3. Stir cooked pasta into tomato mixture. Increase heat and bring to a boil briefly. Remove from heat, stir in cheese, cover and let rest 10 minutes. Serve.
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  1. 23 Ratings


This is a GREAT recipe. It reminds me of something my mom used to make. I don't normally like "simple" recipes, because I find them too bland or whatnot, but this really is a great and simple ...

Simple ingredients and very easy. I always have another helping and I am not a pea lover. I do use chiken broth in place of the water.

I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw this recipe! I have been eating "pasta with the peas" since I was a little girl. I now make it for my own family, and it is a favorite in our house!! If ...

I thought this was ok. It was good, but I've definitely had better versions of it in restaurants. Mine was a little bland and soupy. I used chicken broth instead of water and added fresh garl...

Awesome! Best recipe for this yet! I used 1 c water and 1/2 pea juice. (I was afraid of watering down the sauce too much.) I only needed less than half peas (kids are picky) and I threw 3/4 sauc...

Could have used more peas and sauce. My dish got dry.

I'm sorry, but I didn't care for this recipe. There just was nothing special about it and the taste was very flat, for lack of a better word. I followed the recipe exactly, but was disappointed ...

I liked this but I also doctored it up a bit. I used chicken stock instead of water and I sauteed garlic and pepper flakes with the onions.

I'm glad most reviewers liked/loved this, because I'm in the minority. I thought this was just barely OK. It wasn't anything bad, just - blah. I made it exactly as written. But in my opinion it ...