Pasta in Tomato Sauce with Peas is a quick and easy recipe that is perfect for a Sunday family meal or potluck gathering. This will soon become one of your favorite meals!
Pasta in Tomato Sauce with Peas starts by making the most simple of sauces! Then of course you add some peas to the sauce. We use frozen peas. The small peas if you can find them. But the regular peas are fine too.
Pasta in Tomato Sauce with Peas can be made with any shape pasta but we also tend to use either shells or campanelle. The peas and sauce will sometimes get stuck inside the crevices so it makes it even yummier!
Pasta in Tomato Sauce with Peas can be made in about 30 minutes! 10 minutes of prep work and 20 minutes to make the sauce. Cook the pasta while the sauce is cooking. How easy can you get?!
Pasta in Tomato Sauce with Peas is a delicious and satisfying family meal. Serve with a salad and some crusty bread!
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Pasta in Tomato Sauce with Peas
Pasta in Tomato Sauce with Peas is a quick and easy recipe that is perfect for a Sunday family meal or potluck gathering. This will soon become one of your favorite meals!Print Pin Rate
- 1 lb campanelle pasta or pasta or your choice
- 1/4 cup basil, shredded small
- 1 1/2 pints cherry tomatoes, cut in half
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 12/ -3/4 cup frozen peas ( I use tender tiny peas but you can use any kind you like)
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/4-12 cup pasta water more may be needed
- Start water for pasta. when it starts to boil add pasta. When you drain pasta make sure to save at least 1/4 -12 cup pasta water.In a medium skillet heat about ¼ cup of olive oil and add garlic making sure not to burn it.Stir over medium heat for 2 minutes add tomatoes.Stir for 2 minutes , cover and lower heat a little bit .Check after a few minutes. The tomatoes should burst open at this point Add basil and salt and pepperLower heat, add peas and 1/4 cup pasta water. Cover for at 5 minute. At this point the peas should be done.Drain pasta, add sauce to pasta and add your favorite cheese and serve!!