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Pasta e Piselli (Pasta with Peas)

Pasta e piselli is a classic Italian pasta dish made with peas and Pecorino cheese. It is a simple and delicious dish that is perfect for a quick weeknight meal.

What you Need

Sauté shallot

01

Heat olive oil in a pot. Sauté the shallot until it becomes soft.

Cook pasta

02

While the shallot is cooking, cook the pasta for half the time indicated on the package. Save some pasta water.

Add peas

03

Add the peas over the sautéed shallots along with 1 cup of pasta water. Simmer for 3 minutes.

Add pasta

04

Transfer the pasta to the pot. Gradually add pasta water while stirring.

Season and serve

05

Turn off the heat. Add grated Pecorino and mint leaves to the pan. Season and serve!

- This dish is traditionally made with a type of small pasta like ditalini or small shells. - This dish is simple, so the quality of your ingredients really matters.

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