Lemony Peas and Pasta Salad

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Course: Side Dish
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Makes 6 Servings


Ingredients

  • 1 box Dreamfields Penne Rigate

  • 2 cups sugar snap peas

  • 2 cups green peas fresh or frozen

  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 cups baby greens (arugula, spinach or a blend)

  • 1/4 cup fresh herbs* chopped (optional) (see note)

  • Parmesan cheese shaved

  • lemon zest (optional)


Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, adding sugar snap and green peas during last 3 minutes of cooking; drain. Rinse pasta in cold water; drain again. Place in large bowl.

  2. Meanwhile, combine lemon juice, zest and salt in small bowl. Whisk in oil. Toss with pasta and peas. Gently toss in greens and herbs, if using. Garnish with shaved Parmesan and additional zest, if desired.


Nutritional Information

Based on 6 Servings

  • 330 Calories

  • 8 g Fat

  • 56 g Carbohydrates

  • 12 g Protein

  • 1 g Saturated Fat

  • 0 mg Cholesterol

  • 220 mg Sodium

  • 9 g Dietary Fiber

Based on 12 Servings

  • 165 Calories

  • 4 g Fat

  • 28 g Carbohydrates

  • 6 g Protein

  • 0 g Saturated Fat

  • 0 mg Cholesterol

  • 110 mg Sodium

  • 5 g Dietary Fiber

Note: For herbs, use one or a combination of: chopped mint, thyme, chives, basil, parsley or other favorites.

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