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Speedy Springtime Pasta

Speedy Springtime Pasta

with Mint, Pancetta, and Peas

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The simplest way to create a meal that’s fast and easy but still tasty is by focusing on a few thoughtfully paired powerhouse ingredients. In this case, that’s pancetta, which brings tons of porky flavor even when used lightly; mint, for a fresh herbiness; and peas, which add a touch of sweet green. When tossed into this quick, creamy pasta, they immediately create contrasts and flavor combos that feel new with each bite.

Allergens:WheatTree NutsMilk

Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Total Time25 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy
Ingredients
serving amount
2
4
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount
2
4

¼ ounce

Mint

2 clove

Garlic

6 ounce

Penne Pasta

(ContainsWheat)

1 unit

Veggie Stock Concentrate

1 ounce

Pine Nuts

(ContainsTree Nuts)

2 ounce

Pancetta

4 ounce

Peas

4 tablespoon

Sour Cream

(ContainsMilk)

¼ cup

Parmesan Cheese

(ContainsMilk)

Not included in your delivery

2 teaspoon

Olive Oil

unit

Salt

unit

Pepper

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3054 kJ
Calories730 kcal
Fat34 g
Saturated Fat11 g
Carbohydrate82 g
Sugar8 g
Dietary Fiber7 g
Protein27 g
Cholesterol55 mg
Sodium860 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensils
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Large Pot
Large Pan
Strainer
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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1

Wash and dry all produce. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Mince or grate garlic. Pick mint leaves from stems; discard stems. Roughly chop leaves.

2

Heat a large, empty pan over medium-low heat. Add pine nuts and toast, tossing frequently, until lightly browned and fragrant, 2-3 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.

3

Once water is boiling, add penne to pot. Cook, stirring occasionally, until al dente, 9-11 minutes. Carefully scoop out and reserve ⅓ cup pasta cooking water, then drain.

4

Heat a large drizzle of oil in same pan over medium heat. Add half the pancetta (use the rest as you like) and cook, tossing, until lightly crisped, 2-3 minutes. Add garlic and peas and cook, tossing, until fragrant, about 1 minute.

5

Stir sour cream into pancetta mixture in pan. Add penne, half the Parmesan, stock concentrate, and reserved pasta cooking water. Gently toss over medium heat until a thick, creamy sauce forms, 3-4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

6

Divide penne mixture between plates. Sprinkle with mint (to taste), pine nuts, and remaining Parmesan.