Pea and Pearl Onion Linguine

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I’ll be honest. Pea and pearl onion pasta didn’t exactly make me think “I have to have some right now.” But I found the recipe from How To: Simplify and thought I’d try it tonight. I’ve been trying to make at least one night a week a vegetarian night. Last night I adapted the recipe for two people instead of one, and made a few other changes. If you only think of pearl onions for Thanksgiving – think again!

Ingredients:
2 servings linguine
3 tbsp olive oil
2/3 cup frozen pearl onions
1 cup frozen peas
3 tbsp butter
half cup parmesan
1/4 cup cream
1 tsp Italian seasoning – oregano, basil, marjoram
1 tsp garlic powder
salt and pepper

Directions:
1) Bring water in a medium pot to a boil. Once boiling, add a little salt and two servings of pasta. Cooked until al dente.
2) Pour olive oil into a deep frying pan and heat oil over medium heat. Add pearl onions and cook until thawed and starting to brown. Add peas and cook a few more minutes.
3) Stir in pasta to onions and peas.
4) Follow with the butter, Parmesan, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, and salt and pepper to taste, and stir until pasta is well coated and sauce is smooth.

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