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Pasta With Green Peas, Basil And Scallions

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  Green peas 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Fresh Or Frozen)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Dry vermouth 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped scallions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), including tender green parts
  Finely chopped basil/1 teaspoon dried 2 Tablespoon
  Pasta 1⁄2 Pound, freshly made
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste

1. If using fresh peas, parboil and drain. If using frozen, boil to thaw and drain.
2. Heat the butter in a large skillet and add the vermouth and scallions. Cook for about 10 minutes until scallions turn soft and the vermouth thickens and deglazes the pan.
3. Add the peas and basil, turn the heat to high for 2 minutes, and pour immediately over pasta. Toss well and serve.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1345 Calories from Fat 266

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g45.8%

Saturated Fat 15.6 g78.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 431.8 mg18%

Total Carbohydrates 212 g70.7%

Dietary Fiber 25.2 g100.8%

Sugars 26.6 g

Protein 46 g91.4%

Vitamin A 109.9% Vitamin C 222.8%

Calcium 14.6% Iron 56%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pasta With Green Peas, Basil And Scallions Recipe