Mushy Pea Linguine

Mushy Pea Linguine

6 ingredients. 12 minutes. A Mob classic is born.

Notes

Make sure the bacon is smoked.

Cooking Time (Includes Preparation Time): 12 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 250g Ricotta - £1.20
  • 1 Lemon - £0.35
  • Bunch of Mint - £0.70
  • 330g Smoked Bacon - £1.50
  • 800g Petit Pois - £1.60
  • 500g Linguine - £0.56
  • Total Cost - £5.91. This covers absolutely everything. All we assume you have in your kitchen beforehand is SALT, PEPPER AND OLIVE OIL.

Method

  1. Cut bacon into small bits and chuck intointo pan. Fry until crispy.
  2. Get the linguine on.
  3. Put colander over pan, and add peas.
  4. After 5 mins the peas should be ready. Remove from heat. Add 220g ricotta, a handful of chopped mint and the juice of a lemon. Season with salt and pepper, a drizzle of olive oil and mash. 
  5. Take half peas and blend with 3 ladels of pasta water.
  6. Drain pasta. Pour pasta into bacon pan. Add mushy pea blend, and mushy peas.
  7. Dollop ricotta over top. squeeze over lemon juice and serve.
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