Pea Pesto Pasta

pea pesto pasta recipe

1 package of your favorite pasta

1 cup Frozen Peas

1 TBSP Red Pepper Flakes

2 tsp Kosher Salt

1 clove garlic, roughly chopped

1 TBSP Parmesan Cheese (Optional)

1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive (Can also use Canola Oil)

Parmesan Cheese, for garnish (Optional)

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add your pasta and cook according to the package’s instructions. Reserves small amount of the pasta water.

In a food processor combine peas, red pepper flakes, salt, garlic, and cheese. Pulse a few times to coarsely chop. While running the food processor, pour in the olive oil. Toss pasta in the pea pesto. If the mixture is too dry, add pasta water, 1 tsp at a time until consistency is correct. Top with additional parmesan cheese.