Spring Pea, Basil, Pistachio, Parmesan Pasta


  • 3 Tablespoons Canola or Olive Oil
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lb. farfalle, spaghetti, or bowtie pasta, cooked and drained
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 3 Tablespoons chopped FRESH basil (or substitute with 1 teaspoon dried Basil)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup grated or shaved Parmesan cheese.


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add peas and garlic. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  3. Stir in drained pasta. Cook 1 to 2 minutes until heated through.
  4. Season with Salt and pepper & dried seasonings and remove from the heat and top with fresh basil and parmesan cheese and pistachio nuts if desired.