This is a very quick and simple recipe with peas and a cheesy tomato sauce. My mom and grandmother used to make this for us when I was small. Serve with a loaf of bread and a salad, if desired.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; saute onion for about 5 minutes. Add salt, pepper, tomato sauce and water; bring mixture to a boil and add peas; reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes.

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  • Stir cooked pasta and cheese into tomato sauce mixture. Cover pan and turn off heat; let stand for 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

308 calories; protein 11.2g 23% DV; carbohydrates 49.6g 16% DV; fat 7.2g 11% DV; cholesterol 7.4mg 3% DV; sodium 357.2mg 14% DV. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (5)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
03/26/2003
Absolutely wonderful! It took a little longer than I expected but it is delicious! I will make this recipe again! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
12/14/2008
Kind of bland. A lot of work for a mediocre dish. Probably good for little kids. Read More
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6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
03/25/2003
Absolutely wonderful! It took a little longer than I expected but it is delicious! I will make this recipe again! Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
12/14/2008
Kind of bland. A lot of work for a mediocre dish. Probably good for little kids. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/25/2003
My son really enjoyed this one. I would suggest adding more cheese though. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
05/05/2005
VERY BLAND...I WILL NEVER MAKE THIS AGAIN. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
09/11/2012
I will have to agree with the other reviewers. This is a "basic" starting recipe; and you will need to add more seasoning for your liking. But it was a great "starter". Read More
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