Linguine and Peas with Ricotta Pesto

Serves 6

Points plus: 1c = 7

Ingredients

8 oz. spinach linguine or fettuccine

2 cups frozen green peas *

1 cup fat-free ricotta *

1/4 c prepared basil pesto

 2 Tblsp grated Parmesan cheese

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp black pepper

2 Tblsp chopped flat-leaf parsley

 

 

Directions

1) cook pasta according to package drictions, adding peas during last 2 minutes of cooking.  Drain reserving 1/4 c of the cooking water

 

2) Meanwhile, stir together ricotta, pesto, Parmesan, salt and pepper in large bowl.  Add pasta mixture, reserved pasta water, and parsley; toss to coat.

 

* Power Foods

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