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Black Eyed Peas And Pasta

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Ingredients
  Dried black eyed peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Fusilli/Penne 8 Ounce
  Olive oil/Canola oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 , coarsely chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Mushrooms 8 Ounce, chopped
  Canned crushed tomatoes 14 Ounce (1 Can)
  Dried basil 2 Teaspoon
  Shredded part skim mozzarella cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. Take a pan and cover the peas using cold water and allow it to rest for 8 hours. Drain the peas once done.
2. In a pan, put the peas in 1 quart water along with bay leaf. Bring it to boil for 10 minutes. Cover the lid and simmer for 25 minutes or until soft. Drain again and remove the bay leaf.
3. Cook the pasta as pet the directions mentioned on the package.
4. Take a skillet and heat oil. Saute the onions and garlic for just about 5 minutes.
5. Add the mushrooms and saute for 5 minutes.
6. Add tomatoes, basil and simmer for 8 minutes.
7. Drain the paste and rinse off. Stir in some cheese, pepper, salt, pasta and beans into the sauce.

SERVING
8. Serve hot in a serving dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pea
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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