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Linguine With Basil-Pea Cream

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“From Cooking Light. Serving size: 1 1/3 c. pasta. Per serving: 383 calories, 9.5 g fat, 15.7 g protein, 59.8 g carb, 6.8 g fiber 15 mg cholesterol.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add in leeks; stir/saute 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in 3/4 cup broth and peas; bring to a boil.
  4. Partially cover, lower heat, and simmer 5 minutes.
  5. Place 1 1/2 cups pea mixture, 3/4 cup broth, 1 cup basil leaves, and oil in a blender; process until smooth.
  6. Put pureed pea mixture in a big bowl.
  7. Stir in remaining pea mixture.
  8. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a pan over medium-high heat.
  9. Add in mushrooms and garlic; stir/saute 6 minutes or until mushrooms are tender.
  10. Stir mushroom mixture, pasta, salt, and pepper into pea mixture.
  11. Sprinkle 2 teaspoons chopped basil over each serving.

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