Pasta With Smashed Peas

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  • Serves 4
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  • Nutritional Information

    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 620 calories
    • Calories 17 calories from fat
    • Fat 12 g
    • Sat Fat 4 g
    • Cholesterol 20 mg
    • Sodium 940 mg
    • Protein 26 g
    • Carbohydrate 102 g
    • Sugar 12 g
    • Fiber 8 g


  1. Check 1pound pappardelle, tagliatelle, fettuccine, or linguine
  2. Check 1 16-ounce package frozen peas, thawed
  3. Check 3/4cup ricotta
  4. Check 1 1/4teaspoons kosher salt
  5. Check 1/4teaspoon black pepper
  6. Check 1tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  7. Check 1tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, pulse the peas in a food processor or blender until chopped but not pureed. Add ½ cup ricotta, salt, and pepper and pulse to combine.
  3. Drain the pasta, reserving ⅓ cup of the pasta water, and return it to the pot. Add the peas and reserved pasta water and toss.
  4. Divide the pasta among individual bowls. Top with the remaining ricotta, a sprinkle of chives, and a drizzle of oil.