ZENB Penne, Peas & Plants


PREP TIME 10 minutes

COOK TIME 13 minutes

TOTAL TIME 25 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 526g
Servings: 2

Calories: 470

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat12g15%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Dietary Fiber16g57%
Total Sugar8g
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 101mg 8%
Iron 5mg 30%
Potassium 816mg 15%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.


Enjoy ZENB Penne Pasta in a gluten-free and vegan recipe that uses peas and nuts to deliver a delicious dish. Low in fat and calories while providing fiber, this ZENB Pasta recipe is sure to be a new go-to on your kitchen dinner menu.


  • 2 cups (6 ounces) ZENB Penne Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, cut into thin slivers
  • 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup low sodium vegetable stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon each kosher salt & ground black pepper
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 small lemon, zested, juiced
  • 2 Brazil nuts, finely grated



Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta cooking water; drain.


Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 5-7 minutes or until translucent and edges begin to brown. Add garlic; stir constantly 30 seconds or until fragrant. Stir in pasta, reserved pasta water, stock, salt & pepper. Cook 3-4 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half. Add peas; cook 1-2 minutes until thawed.


Remove pan from heat; add lemon juice and zest. Mix gently until well combined. Serve topped with grated Brazil nuts.

Tasty Tips

The Brazil nut topping in this recipe replicates the Parmesan cheese used in a typical pasta dish. Grate the nuts with a rasp-style grater for the best results.

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