Pasta and Peas

    Pasta and Peas


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    This is a quick and easy recipe that is healthy but also kid-friendly. You can use your favourite tomato pasta sauce instead of passata if you prefer.

    Serves: 8 

    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 onions, chopped
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
    • 450g passata
    • 2 cups (500ml) water
    • 400g tinned green peas, with liquid
    • 500g macaroni
    • 50g grated Cheddar cheese

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Heat olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat; sauté onion for about 5 minutes. Add salt, pepper, passata and water; bring mixture to a boil and add peas; reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes.
    2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
    3. Stir cooked pasta and cheese into tomato mixture. Cover pan and turn off heat; let stand for 10 minutes.

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    Reviews (4)


    Very nice recipe easy to make and pleased the children! It was a little bland and lacked some flavour but otherwise very nice indeed! Definitely try again! - 27 Nov 2014


    My son really enjoyed this one. I would suggest adding more cheese though. - 29 Sep 2008


    Absolutely wonderful! It took a little longer than I expected, but it is delicious! I will make this recipe again! - 29 Sep 2008

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