Spring Pea & Feta Pesto ZENB Penne Pasta
PREP TIME 15 minutes
COOK TIME 15 minutes
TOTAL TIME 30
Serving Size: 389g
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ZENB Penne Pasta
This ZENB Penne Pasta dish combines peas, feta cheese, and pesto sauce to make a delicious dish in just 30 minutes. You will enjoy the simple flavor and beautiful green color of this dish, all while getting in a good source of fiber. Enjoy your ZENB Pasta!
- 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Penne Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
- 2 cups frozen peas, thawed
- 1 cup loosely packed Italian parsley leaves, plus additional for serving
- 1 clove garlic
- 2 ounces crumbled feta cheese, divided
- 1 lemon, zested, juiced
- 1/2 teaspoon each kosher salt & ground black pepper
- 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Reserve 1 cup pasta cooking water. Drain; keep warm.2.
Meanwhile, add peas, parsley and garlic to work bowl of food processor. Pulse 5-10 seconds until coarsely chopped. Add 1/3 cup feta, lemon juice, zest, salt & pepper. Pulse 5-10 seconds to form thick paste. Process 10-20 seconds while adding oil through feed tube until smooth.3.
Combine pasta and pesto in large serving bowl. Add reserved pasta water, 1/4 cup at a time, until well coated. Garnish with remaining feta cheese and chopped parsley before serving.
Make pesto up to 3 days ahead and store covered in the refrigerator.
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