Cheezio Goes Green! is everything you love about our OG Cheezio Pepe creamy pasta dish but done even healthier with the addition of spinach and peas.
Cheezio Goes Green!
1 packet Hi note Cheezio Pepe
6 tbsp vegan butter
10 oz pasta
2 tbsp olive oil
1 cup fresh or frozen peas
4-6 handfuls of fresh baby spinach or baby kale leaves, washed, dried and chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Fresh basil, torn into little pieces
Crushed red pepper flakes, optional
Cook pasta according to package in salted water. When the pasta is cooked to your liking, turn off the heat and add the peas and spinach leaves to the pot along with the pasta.
Drain pasta and veggies immediately, reserving 1 cup of pasta water.
Place the pasta and greens back in the pot and add the Hi Note Cheezio Pepe, vegan butter, olive oil, salt and freshly ground black pepper and reserved pasta water.
Stir together for a couple minutes until creamy and thoroughly mixed.
Serve with fresh torn basil and sprinkling of crushed red pepper flakes.
Eat right away!
Enrique Alonso on May 18, 2022
Great flavor. Kids lived it. Recommend to add the pasta water a little at a time to get the consistency you desire. I did not add any salt and it was perfect
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