Macaroni and Peas

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 356.5
  • Total Fat: 8.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 657.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 61.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.5 g
  • Protein: 13.8 g

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Learned this recipe from my Italian Grandmother, but updated it a bit. Learned this recipe from my Italian Grandmother, but updated it a bit.
Number of Servings: 4


    8 oz Small Spelt Pasta Shells(or other type of small pasta)
    1 onion chopped
    2 TBSP olive oil
    2 cups frozen peas
    1 can, 15.5 oz, tomato sauce
    1 TBSP dried Basil or a cup of fresh
    Parmesan Cheese


1. Put large pasta pot on to boil.

2. Saute the onion in the olive oil.

3. When pasta water boils add peas for two minutes. Then add peas to onions.

4. Add tomato sauce and basil to the peas and onions and cook on low heat while pasta cooks.

5. Cook pasta according to package directions then drain and add to the pea mixture. Add a ladle or two of pasta water to the mixture and serve with lots of parmesan cheese.

Makes four servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ANJAUCH.

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