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Pasta with Pieces of Jade


Pasta with Pieces of Jade

Pasta with Pieces of Jade

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

1 cup frozen peas, thawed
1 cup whipping cream
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 dashes hot pepper sauce
8 ounces uncooked linguine
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
6 ounces green beans, stemmed and cut into halves
6 ounces broccoli florets, cut into bite-size pieces
4 ounces snow peas, stemmed and cut into halves
1/2 red bell pepper, roasted, peeled and cut into thin strips
1 clove garlic, minced
Additional grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

  1. Purée peas in blender or food processor. Add cream, 1/2 cup cheese, salt, thyme, black pepper and pepper sauce; blend until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Place 6 cups water in wok or large saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Add linguine; cook 8 minutes or until al dente, stirring occasionally. Drain, set aside.
  3. Heat oil in wok over high heat. Add green beans and broccoli; stir-fry 5 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add snow peas, roasted bell pepper and garlic; stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until all vegetables are crisp-tender.
  4. Pour pea mixture over vegetables, stirring until hot. Add linguine to wok; toss to combine. Sprinkle with additional cheese.

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