Pasta with Spring Pea Pesto

Fri, 05/06/2022 - 02:19
Pasta
Difficulty Level
Low
Cooking Time
1/2 hours
Cost
Low

Italians take peas, the wonderfully flavorful spring vegetable, and puree them to create the base of a pasta sauce. Pea’s pleasant sweetness is accented with creamy ricotta with a pop of aromatic tang from nutmeg and mint.  A totally nut-free pesto, that is ready in minutes, sophisticated, yet simple. It’s healthful, satisfying, and very pretty on the plate: exactly what you’d expect from today’s Italy. 

Fusilli were used for this photo, but any shape of pasta works wonder

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