Yummy Peas and Macaroni Recipe

(editor’s note: This is another favorite that I am re-posting. Andrew still doesn’t like peas anymore but I still make it once in a while.)

This is anopeas and macther hand-me-down recipe from my awesome mother-in-law and a favorite in my family. 🙂 We don’t eat meat on Wednesdays and Fridays year-round ( and not just during lent), and this makes a quick and easy meatless  meal.

It also makes a good recipe for the summer since you don’t have to deal with a hot oven. 🙂

Recipe: Peas and Macaroni

Ingredients

  • 1 bag frozen peas
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 box Ditalini pasta
  • olive oil salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Line bottom of heated 2 or 3 quart pot with olive oil.
  2. Add onion and sauté until golden.
  3. Add peas and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Stir and cover pot.
  5. Simmer 20-30, or until peas are cooked through.
  6. Meanwhile, cook Ditalini according to package directions.
  7. Drain and put in bowl.
  8. Add peas and mix together.

Quick Notes

  • You may want to add more olive oil and/or salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve with a garden salad and/or Italian bread for a complete meal!

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Comments

  1. hey you stole my favorite recipe!!!!
    LOL!!!!
    love it!!!

  2. SimpleCatholic says:

    LOL!! You’ll have to fight that out with my mother-in-law!

    Would you believe that after posting this Andrew has decided that he doesn’t like peas anymore; so now he won’t eat this now?! What is he thinking?? lol!

  3. Have been eating this forever! Italians call it pasta piselli. Love it! N
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  4. I love peas and I love pasta! Perfect for me!

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