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Pea Pesto Pasta with Basil and Mint

Pea Pesto Pasta with Basil and Mint

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Instructions

Step 1
Bring 2 quarts of salted water to a rapid boil.
Step 2
While waiting for water to boil, add pesto ingredients to a food processor or high-speed blender; start with 1 tablespoon of water or olive oil and increase if needed. Blend until a thick but creamy pesto is achieved.
Step 3
Once water is boiling, add spaghetti and return to a boil. Cook uncovered 9–11 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Step 4
Drain pasta, and reserve some of the water. Return drained pasta to pot.
Step 5
Combine drained spaghetti and pesto sauce in pot. Toss pasta to ensure even coating. Add some of the reserved pasta water if a thinner pesto sauce is desired.
Step 6
To serve, divide pasta among four bowls and add extra peas, chopped basil and mint, and sliced radishes, if using. Enjoy!
Ingredients
1 1/2 cups frozen Simple Truth Organic Green Peas, thawed
1/3 cup fresh basil
1/4 cup fresh mint
Juice of 1 lemon, about 2 tablespoons
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
3 tablespoons hemp seeds
1 large or 2 small garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-2 tablespoons water or Simple Truth Organic Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil, to thin
8 ounces Simple Truth Organic Spaghetti Whole Wheat (or substitute Simple Truth Organic Gluten Free Spaghetti for a gluten-free option)
Extra peas and chopped basil and mint, for serving (optional)
Thinly sliced radish, for serving (optional)
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