Pasta with Pea Sauce

This pasta with pea sauce is a simple dish that's perfect for an easy weeknight dinner. With a light, yet super creamy dairy-free pea sauce and fresh peas for texture, this pasta is bursting with flavor!

 Easy weeknight dinner

Vegan and gluten free  friendly

Why you'll love this recipe:

Great use of seasonal produce

What you'll need:

Add 2 tablespoons olive oil to a skillet over medium heat. Add leeks and sauté for 4-5 minutes, until softened. Add garlic and cook for additional 2-3 minutes.


Add one cup of the peas, mint, dill, lemon zest, salt, and pepper to the leek mixture. Stir well and cook for 6-7 minutes, until vegetables are softened.


Add pea and leek mixture to a blender with the vegetable broth and lemon juice. Blend until smooth and creamy.


Add 1 tablespoon oil to the same skillet with remaining peas and sauté for 5 minutes, until softened.


Add the cooked pasta, pea sauce and parmesan to the skillet and remove from heat. Stir well to coat. If the sauce is too thick, add in a few tablespoons of reserved pasta water as needed.


Garnish with more parmesan and fresh dill and serve warm.


Tips and tricks:

Salt the pasta water

Don't overcook the pasta

Customize it

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