Linguine with Basil-Pea Cream
Linguine with Basil-Pea Cream might be just the main course you are searching for. This recipe covers 24% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 6. One serving contains 403 calories, 17g of protein, and 10g of fat. It is a good option if you're following a vegetarian diet. A mixture of pepper, garlic cloves, salt, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so scrumptious. To use up the butter you could follow this main course with the Cinnamon Butter Cake as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes.
Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
Add leek; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in 3/4 cup broth and peas; bring to a boil. Partially cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes.
Place 1 1/2 cups pea mixture, remaining 3/4 cup broth, 1 cup basil leaves, and oil in a blender, and process until smooth.
Place pureed pea mixture in a large bowl.
Add remaining pea mixture to pureed pea mixture, and stir to combine.
Melt 2 tablespoons butter in pan over medium-high heat.
Add mushrooms and garlic; saut 6 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Stir in pea mixture, pasta, salt, and black pepper.
Sprinkle chopped basil evenly over each serving.