Pasta with Lemon and Fresh Herbs

Pasta with Lemon and Fresh Herbs

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1/3 cup Mariposa Farms Fresh Basil leaves rinsed, stacked, rolled and finely cut
  • 1/4 cup Mariposa Farms Fresh Chives rinsed and finely chopped
  • 1 medium sized lemon finely grated zest and juice 2 Tbsp juice and zest
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 16 oz box Barilla pasta any variety
  • 1 cup frozen peas thawed
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese freshly grated


  • Bring a large pot of water to boil. While waiting, in a large bowl, combine the herbs, lemon zest, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil, set aside.
  • When the water comes to a boil, generously salt the water and add the pasta. Stir and follow the instructions on the package, use the al dente time. A few minutes before the time is up add the peas to the boiling water. Add a 1/2 cup of the cooking water to the herbs.
  • Drain the pasta and peas, toss with the herb mixture add the cheese, and serve.