Saturday, February 14, 2015

Valentine Pasta

This is a recipe I had found in the back of a pasta package that I had bought a few years ago, I think I bought at Macy's,  I kept the recipe, it's quick, easy, and light.I t doesn't have to be Valentine's Day to make it.

Recipe by Mommy's Kitchen
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 30 minutes
Total time: 45
Yield: 4 - 5 servings
Ingredients
  • 12 oz any pasta will do I used ( heart pasta) it was Valentine's Day
  • 3 cups frozen petite ppeas ( any size peas will do)
  • green onions - sliced I used only two
  • 1/2 cup Italian flat leaf parsley- chopped
  • salt & pepper to taste
      For the dressing 
  • tsp.cider vinegar ( I used grape vinegar it's just as good)
  • tsp.whole grain mustard ( regular mustard can be used)
  • 1 tsp. sugar 
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • garlic - clove - minced

Cook pasta according to package directions. Whisk the vinegar,salt,pepper and sugar together. When the sugar has dissolved, add the oil very gradually so the dressing doesn't seperate. Add the minced garlic, combine the pasta, peas,parsley, onions and dressing. Mix gently , serve at room temperature. It can be served with the chicken schnitzel on the side.

Directions for pasta salad


Cook pasta according to package directions
Whisk the vinegar,salt,pepper,mustard and sugar together. when the sugar has dissolved, whisk in the oil very gradually - so that the dressing doesn't separate.Add the minced garlic. Combine the pasta,peas,parsley,onions and dressing salt and pepper to  taste. Mix gently. Serve at room temperature,it can be served with chicken schnitzel on the side. I hope you enjoyed this quick and easy dish.
Heart shaped pasta
Heart shaped pasta

Parsley
Frozen peas
Frozen peas

Gently mix ingredients
Gently mix ingredients
Serve on the side with the chicken

Another special dish from my table to yours !! Kale Orexi !!!