Summer Tortellini Pasta with Broccoli and Green Peas

Perfect summer pasta recipe. Quick and easy, packed with vegetables and makes a great weeknight dinner.

Recipe

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Yields: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 pack tortellini pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 small head broccoli
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • fresh basil leaves, for garnishing
  • pine nuts, for garnishing

Method

  1. Cook pasta according to the package directions. While pasta is cooking in a frying pan heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic and broccoli, cook for 5 minutes, add peas, cherry tomatoes, oregano, red pepper and season to taste. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  2. Drain pasta reserving a half cup of cooking water then toss through the vegetables and cook for another 3-5 minutes. Serve warm garnished with fresh basil leaves and pine nuts. Enjoy right away.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving: 405 KCALS | 5.8G FAT | 0.6G SAT FAT | 72.5G CARBS | 7.1G SUGAR | 5.4G FIBRE | 14.4G PROTEIN

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