Parmesan Butter Alphabets with Peas
Cook Time: 15 MINUTES
Serves: 2-4 PEOPLE
- 1 box Banza Alphabets
- 6 tbsp butter
- 1 cup grated Parmesan, plus additional for serving
- ½ cup green peas
- ½ cup pasta water
- Cook Banza: Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add Banza and cook according to package directions. In last 30 seconds of cooking, add peas to pot with pasta. Strain pasta and peas, reserving pot for next step.
- Make Sauce: Place pot from pasta over medium heat and add butter. Once melted, remove pot from heat and stir in half the Parmesan (½ cup) and ¼ cup pasta water, whisking constantly to incorporate. Once smooth, add the remaining Parmesan. Slowly add remaining pasta water until desired sauce consistency is reached.
- Finish Pasta: Add Banza and peas to pot with sauce, and toss gently to coat. Taste and season with salt as desired. Garnish with more Parmesan.