Pasta Piselli

3.3 (2 reviews)

2 1/2 cups fresh peas or frozen sweet peas, thawed
2 cups water
1/2 medium onion, chopped
6 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1 lb. Ditali pasta or your favorite pasta

• Purée half the peas in a blender with the water and onion.
• Pour the pea mixture into a medium pot. Stir in the oil, remaining peas, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil and cook until the peas are slightly tender.
• Add the pasta and continue cooking for 7 minutes, adding water as needed to keep the water level even with the pasta.
• Remove from the heat, cover, and let stand for 3 minutes.
• Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings

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