Peas and Asparagus with Arugula Pesto
Recipe Type: Side
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Add this vibrant dish to your favorite pasta to take it from vegetable side dish to healthy main course.
  • 2 cups freshly shelled peas
  • 1 cup asparagus - diced
  • ½ cup arugula pesto (recipe below)
  • olive oil
  • salt / pepper to taste
  • 1 bunch arugula
  • ¼ cup pine nuts - toasted
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • salt / pepper to taste
  1. Heat a saute pan until hot.
  2. Add a bit of olive oil and then throw in the asparagus and shelled peas.
  3. Cook for a few minutes until soft - but still have a bite to them.
  4. Add pesto. Mix to warm through.
  5. Serve with a big smile.
  1. Toast pine nuts until fragrant.
  2. Throw in a blender with the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Whirl until chopped, mixed and blended.
  4. Season to taste.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at