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Pasta with Creamy Broccoli and Peas

Tagliatelle cooked al dente and tossed with broccoli and peas sautéed in butter, olive oil and cream, then finished with Pecorino Romano! 

Course dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword easy pasta recipe, kid-friendly recipes, weeknight dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Jovial Foods



Place a large pot of salted water to boil. While waiting for water to boil, prepare ingredients:

  1. In a large skillet, combine the broccoli, butter, olive oil, garlic, and salt to taste.
  2. Place the skillet on the stove and cook on medium-low heat for 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Add a few tablespoons of water, as needed, to ensure the broccoli does not burn.
  3. Add the cream and the peas to the skillet and cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Turn off heat and mix in the cheese and the dill or mint.
  5. Cook pasta according to package instructions.
  6. Drain the pasta.
  7. Add the pasta to the skillet and toss with the sauce.
  8. Serve with grated Pecorino Romano cheese.