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Quick and Easy to make: Pea Pesto Pasta Recipe

Celebrate fresh summer flavors with this pea pesto pasta loaded up with summer veggies and zesty pea pesto. This quick easy spring pasta is made with simple and fresh ingredients and comes together in a pinch for the perfect quick and easy summer dinner!

Ingredients

1 cup pine nuts

1 garlic clove

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese plus more for optional topping

1 cup packed fresh basil leaves 

1 bowl pasta 

1 1/2 frozen peas

Juice 1/2 lemon

5 cherry tomatoes

Salt and pepper

Directions

Step 1

Cook pasta according to package directions.

Step 2

Meanwhile, place peas, garlic, pine nuts in a blender or food processor.

Add olive oil while blending the mixture to a medium speed for one minute

Add the rest of the ingredients until it reaches the perfect consistency.

Step 3

Drain and toss the pasta into a bowl with the olive oil. Cool to room temperature. 

Step 4

Add the pesto mixture to the cooled pasta and then add the Parmesan Cheese, cherry tomatoes , salt and peper. Mix well, season to taste, and serve at room 

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