Scordo Pasta Challenge - #149 Trenne w/ Peas, Red Onion, and Garlic
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Serves: 3-4
  • Half a package of frozen, organic, peas (if you have happen to have fresh peas then go for it!)
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic diced on a diagnal
  • Half a red onion finely diced
  • Freshly ground pepper and Kosher salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon of salted butter
  • 3-4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • ½ cup of grated Grana Padano
  • ½ cup of starchy pasta water
  • ½ pound of Trenne pasta
  1. In a large sauté pan add your olive oil and butter (pan should be hot before adding fats). Next, add your onion and garlic and begin to slowly sauté over medium heat. Add some salt and pepper. Next, add your peas and stir well. Add a bit more salt and pepper and reduce your heat.
  2. Drain your pasta and add the Trenne to your pan containing the sauce; mix the pasta with your condiment and add some of the starchy pasta water (your pan should have a medium flame going) .
  3. Next, add a bit more olive oil and the grated cheese.
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