Fettuccine With Smashed Peas


Ingredients: 1 pound fettuccine pasta,1 16 ounce package frozen peas, thawed,3/4 cup ricotta cheese,1 1/4 teaspoons coarse salt,1/4 teaspoon black pepper,1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives,1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, pulse the thawed peas in a food processor or blender until chopped (take care not to puree).
  3. Add cup ricotta, salt and pepper to the peas and pulse to mix everything together.
  4. Drain the pasta and reserve cup of the cooking water.
  5. Put the pasta back in the pot.
  6. Add the peas to the cooking water and to the pot and toss together.
  7. Arrange the pasta in a large bowl or platter, and top with the remaining ricotta and sprinkle with the chives.
  8. Drizzle the olive oil over top.
  9. Serve in individual bowls, making sure to distribute the ricotta cheese topping,


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