High Fibre Pasta with Green Peas

Allergen and Diet Summary

Vegan
Nuts-Free
Soy-Free

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Quick to prepare and so deliciously creamy, this high fibre pasta recipe is prepared with blended green peas, nutmeg, and wholemeal penne.

High Fibre Pasta with Green Peas Recipe

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Cost

Health

Time 25m

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Introduction

In a few easy steps, you can prepare a deliciously creamy pasta dish with just one simple ingredient, green peas.

With their unique flavour and texture, blended cooked peas make a smooth and rich cream that goes wonderfully with pasta, while nutmeg and parsley balance the sweetness of the peas.

Thanks to the combination of peas and wholemeal pasta, this recipe is high in fibres, almost 10g per serving, which will keep you full for longer and boost your digestive health.

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Ingredients


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  • Onion
    50 g
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    2 tbsp
  • Peas
    210 g
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Pepper
    to taste
  • Nutmeg
    2 pinches
  • Fresh Parsley
    1 tbsp
  • Wholemeal Penne
    280 g

Allergens are marked in bold

Instructions

step 1


Heat the oil and sizzle finely chopped onion until it turns transparent and lightly golden.

step 2


Next, add the peas, salt, pepper, nutmeg, and parsley.

Stir and fry for a couple of minutes, then add water to almost cover the peas.

Cook for 10 minutes on medium heat until the peas are soft.

step 3


Once the peas are cooked, set almost half of them aside and blend the rest with a food processor or an immersion blender into a smooth cream.

If needed, add a bit of hot water to reach the right creamy consistency.

step 4


Cook the pasta according to packet instructions, but drain it a minute before the end time.

Transfer the pasta into a saucepan, combine it with the blended peas and the whole peas, and allow cooking for a minute or so.

Serve this delicious Italian style green peas creamy pasta with parmesan shavings or nutritional yeast flakes.

Enjoy!

Tips


  • Try to add some chilli flakes for a spicy twist.

  • Top this green pea pasta with roasted cashew nuts for extra flavour and nutrition.