Parmesan Butter Alphabets with Peas

Parmesan Butter Alphabets with Peas

Cook Time: 15 MINUTES

Serves: 2-4 PEOPLE

INGREDIENTS: 5

Ingredients
  • 1 box Banza Alphabets
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan, plus additional for serving
  • ½ cup green peas
  • ½ cup pasta water
Directions
  • 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.