Pea Pesto Pasta

Author: Recipes_kw
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Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course, Pastas, Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 2 Servings


  • Stove
  • Food Processor
  • Microwave


  • 9 oz spaghetti noodles Tinkyada Brand, Brown Rice
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup walnuts toasted, roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp miso paste No preservatives
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice fresh squeezed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 radish thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp black pepper cracked


  • Cook the spaghetti as directed on the package. Reserve a 1/2 cup of the pasta water before draining.
  • Place the peas in a microwave safe bowl and cover with water. Cook till heated through but not mushy. Reserve 2 tbsp of cooked peas to use as a garnish at the end.
  • In a food processor add the peas, walnuts, garlic, miso, lemon zest, juice and salt. Pulse until you get a rough paste, then add the oil one tablespoon at a time and pulse until smooth.
  • Transfer pasta and pesto to a bowl and toss to combine. If the pesto is too thick add the reserved pasta water to thin out, 1 tbsp at a time.
  • Serve garnished with the 2 tablespoons of reserved peas, radishes, and a sprinkle of black pepper. Enjoy!

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