Quick Pasta with Peas and Feta Cheese

Frozen peas cooked with onions and garlic make for a quick, flavorful pasta meal, tossed with feta cheese.


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 10 ozs short pasta such as elbows, orecchiette or shells
  • 1/4 cup toasted pumpkin seeds or walnuts
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 1/2 tsp herbes de provence
  • salt & pepper to taste


  1. Boil a pot of water and begin cooking pasta according to package instructions.
  2. In a large skillet, sauté onion in 2 tablespoons of olive oil until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic,sauté another minute or two.
  3. Add peas, water, and herbes de provence. Cover pan and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  4. Drain the pasta when cooked. Toss the pasta with the pea mixture. Stir in the feta cheese, and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Plate the pasta, and top with a sprinkling of pumpkin seeds or walnuts. Enjoy!
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