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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 291 g
(Approx. 6 Servings)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 470 Calories From Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20 g 31%
Saturated Fat 3.5 g 18%
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 10 mg 3%
Sodium 580 mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 56 g 19%
Dietary Fiber 7 g 28%
Sugars 5 g
Protein 16 g
Vitamin A 90% Iron 25%
Vitamin C 50% Calcium 10%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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Texas Sweet Pea and Mint Pesto
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Total Time
25 minutes
6  People


Recipe makes 6 Servings

12 Oz orecchiette pasta
3 cup(s) frozen sweet peas, divided use
1 garlic clove
1 cup(s) mint leaves
1 small lemon, juiced & zested
1/2 Tsp kosher salt
1/4 cup(s) pecans, roughly chopped
1/3 cup(s) Ottavio Private Reserve Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 cup(s) fresh spinach, roughly chopped
4 slices cooked bacon, optional
1/4 cup(s) grated Parmesan cheese, optional
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Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserve water to blanch peas, and set pasta aside.
Blanch sweet peas 1 minute, then drain and run under cool water. Reserve 1 cup of peas.
To make pesto, place remaining peas, garlic, mint, lemon juice and zest, and salt in a food processor.
Pulse until smooth, then add in pecans and oil. Continue to blend until emulsified.
Combine pasta, pesto, spinach, and reserved 1 cup of peas in a large bowl. Toss and serve immediately.
Optional ingredients should be added as garnish.



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