Healthy and tasty summer pasta with fresh peas and cherry tomatoes. Serve it warm or cold as a pasta salad.
Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:15 minutes
Total Time:25 minutes
10 oz pasta of your choice
1/2 teaspoon salt for boiling pasta
1 cup fresh peas
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Boil water in a large skillet, sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon salt and toss in pasta. Drop 1 tablespoon olive oil in it and cook for 7 minutes. Drain, leaving about 1/4 cup of the water.
Boil water in the same skillet for peas this time. Drop the peas in the boiling water and cook until tender but still a bit firm, for about 5-10 minutes. Drain and transfer into very cold water. Drain, set aside.
Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add the halved cherry tomatoes, put a lid on the skillet and let the tomatoes get a little tender for about 5 minutes stirring a few times.
Season it with salt and black pepper.
Toss in pasta, peas and 1/4 cup water in which you cook pasta. Stir and take it from heat.
Serve warm or cold.
Keywords: pasta with peas and tomatoes, tomato pea pasta
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