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Pasta with Peas and Pancetta

Pasta with Peas and Pancetta

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Servings: 6

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Pasta with Peas and Pancetta Recipe. A delicious pasta with tasty bits of pancetta and peas.


olive oil 2 Tbsps
pancetta 1/2 lb chopped
yellow onion 1/2 chopped
garlic clove 6 crushed
carrot 1 diced
celery stalk 1 diced
white wine 1 cup
tomato - chopped (canned) 1 3/4 lbs
basil (dry) 1 Tbsp
Italian parsley 2 Tbsps chopped
red pepper flakes 1/4 tsp
salt 1/2 tsp
black pepper 1/4 tsp
pea (frozen) 1 cup
pasta 1 lb
Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup grated
water 12 cups
salt 2 Tbsps


  1. In a saucepan heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the pancetta. Sauté until it starts to become crispy.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, carrot, and celery. Sauté until the onion is translucent.
  3. Stir in the white wine and tomatoes.
  4. Stir in the basil, Italian parsley, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper. Cook uncovered for 15 minutes.
  5. Stir in the peas and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. In a stockpot bring the water to a boil. Add the salt to the boiling water.
  7. Place the pasta in the boiling water and cook uncovered for 5 to 7 minutes. When the pasta is al dente remove the pasta from the water to the sauté pan.
  8. Combine the pasta with the sauce and increase the heat to high. Cook for 2 minutes.
  9. Add the grated Parmesan cheese. Stir well and remove to a platter to serve.