High Fibre Pasta with Green Peas


Vegan
Dairy-Free
Eggs-Free
Nuts-Free
Soy-Free

Nutrients

NutrientGramsRDA
Carbs51.8g17.3%
of which Sugars5.7g6.4%
Fats7.7g11.9%
of which Saturates1.1g5.6%
Proteins12.2g26.4%
Fibers9.4g37.4%

Nutrients Proportions

  • carbs 64%
  • sugars 7%
  • fats 9%
  • saturates 1%
  • proteins 15%
  • fibers 12%
* All data is per serving
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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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ALLERGY ADVICE: For allergens, see ingredients in bold
Onion50 g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2 tbsp
Peas210 g
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Nutmeg2 pinches
Fresh Parsley1 tbsp
Wholemeal Penne280 g

step 1

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

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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.

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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.

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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!

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Foodacious 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.