Pasta with Peas- a quick, easy and affordable dinner idea, ready in 20 minutes!
2tbspextra virgin olive oil
300gms– 2 cups baby peasfrozen or fresh
80ml– 1/3 cup water
Salt & Pepper to taste
Pecorino Romanofinely grated
Finely chop the onion and put it in a sauce pan together with the 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil and the frozen baby peas. Add the water and a pinch of salt, cover and let cook for 10 minutes on a slow fire. This sauce has to be a little watery.
Cook the pasta following the steps on How to cook pasta “al dente” in the Techniques page of this site. Drain it and top it with the pea sauce. Mix well.
Serve immediately with a generous amount of finely grated Pecorino Romano and some freshly ground pepper on the top.
Pecorino Romano is very important in this recipe, as that’s what makes the dish creamy and delicious. Do not skip it!