Linguine with peas, pancetta and mint

A quick, light and healthy meal.
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Recipe from: 8 February 2016
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 15 min


  • 500
  • 400
    fresh peas, blanched
  • 2
    garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • rind of 1 lemon
  • handful
    of fresh mint leaves, coarsely chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 100
    pancetta, roughly torn and grilled until crisp
  • 60
    pine nuts, roasted
  • 100
    goat’s milk cheese
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Cook the pasta in salted water in a large saucepan until al dente, then drain.

Meanwhile, combine the peas, garlic, lemon rind and mint leaves in a mixing bowl and season with salt and pepper.

Stir the pasta through the pea mixture.

Sprinkle the grilled pancetta, roasted pine nuts and crumbled goat’s milk cheese over the top and then serve immediately.

Word and image: Home magazine

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