Pasta with Peas Recipe

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Harri Published: January 14, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Pasta with Peas

You’d think that making this simple pasta with peas will result in a too bland recipe. But it’s a classic dish our Moms used to make back in the day.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1lbelbow macaroni
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 2onions,chopped
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 15oztomato sauce,(1 can)
  • 2cupswater
  • 15ozpeas,(1 can)
  • ½cupparmesan cheese,grated


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.

  2. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain.

  3. While pasta water is boiling, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

  4. Cook onions in oil until tender. Stir in salt, pepper, tomato sauce, water and peas.

  5. Reduce heat and simmer until pasta is done.

  6. Stir cooked pasta into tomato mixture.

  7. Increase heat and bring to a boil briefly.

  8. Remove from heat, stir in cheese, cover and let rest 10 minutes. Serve.


  • Calories: 462.59kcal
  • Fat: 9.41g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.98g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.41g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.21g
  • Carbohydrates: 75.43g
  • Fiber: 8.07g
  • Sugar: 10.43g
  • Protein: 19.55g
  • Cholesterol: 8.43mg
  • Sodium: 827.80mg
  • Calcium: 207.15mg
  • Potassium: 638.51mg
  • Iron: 3.03mg
  • Vitamin A: 68.46µg
  • Vitamin C: 36.39mg
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