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Basil Pasta with Peas

Basil Pasta with Peas

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  • Prep time10 min
  • Cooking time15 min
  • PortionsPortions 4


  • 8 ounces whole wheat spaghetti or regular spaghetti
  • 1/4 cup Country Crock® Spread
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 cups frozen green peas, thawed
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil leaves

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)

(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)


  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions, removing and reserving 1 cup pasta cooking water before draining.
  2. Melt Country Crock® Spread in large skillet over medium heat and cook garlic 1 minute or until fragrant. Add peas and cook, stirring, until heated through.
  3. Add cooked spaghetti, lemon juice and 3/4 to 1 cup reserved cooking water. Add basil; toss. Serve, if desired, with grated Parmesan cheese.
Cost per Recipe: $2.71* Cost per Serving: $0.68* *Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

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