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Ziti and Peas

One pot Weekday Dinner
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine diabetic friendly, Fusion, International, Italian, Kids choice, One pot
Servings 4 people
Calories 241 kcal


  • deep pot


  • 1 cup pasta dried, short cut
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cup drinking water
  • 1 cup frozen peas fresh or frozen
  • 1/4 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp italian herb mix
  • 1/4 cup cream pouring style, not whipped.
  • 1 tbsp basil rolled and chopped


  • Into a deep pot, add the water and set it to heat up.
  • As the water comes to a boil add the pasta and salt.
    peas pasta
  • Let the pasta cook.
  • Once the pasta has cooked without a white centre, the water would have almost dried up.
  • Now stir in the peas and cover for two minutes.
  • The peas will cook within this time. Add the black pepper and italian herb mix.
    spices for one pot pasta
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add the cream and stir the pasta well
    peas pasta
  • Add the chopped basil and the pasta is ready to be served.
    One pot pasta with peas


The variety of Pasta can be swapped to Penne or Elbow Macaroni.


Serving: 100gCalories: 241kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 10gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 249mgPotassium: 500mgFiber: 5gSugar: 6g
Keyword Pasta recipes, Winter warmers
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