ZENB Penne Primavera with Peas, Artichokes, & Pine Nuts


PREP TIME 5 minutes

COOK TIME 15 minutes

TOTAL TIME 20 minutes

Nutritional Facts


Serving Size: 564g

Calories: 479

Amount per Serving*
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 1.9g
Salt 1.5mg
Carbohydrates 50g
Fibre 14g
Protein 22g
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.


Penne Pasta

This vegetable-based Penne Primavera with peas, artichokes, and pine nuts is a great way to enjoy your ZENB Penna Pasta. Packed with a good source of fibre and low in saturated fat, this delicious recipe takes only 20 minutes to make and may just become your new kitchen staple.

Recipe by Chef Erling Wu-Bower


  • • 1 box (340g) ZENB Penne Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • • 260g oil-packed artichoke hearts, drained, quartered
  • • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • • 120ml white wine
  • • 134g frozen green peas
  • • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
  • • 22.5g grated Pecorino Romano cheese
  • • 10g chopped basil



Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Drain; keep warm.


Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add onion, salt and pepper; cook 3-5 min. or until translucent. Add garlic, artichokes and pine nuts; cook 2-3 min., stirring frequently until garlic edges begin to brown. Add wine; cook 2-3 min. until liquid is reduced by half.


Reduce heat to medium. Add pasta and peas; cook 1-2 min. or until heated through. Remove pan from heat; add remaining ingredients. Mix gently until cheese is melted and well combined. Top with additional fresh ground pepper before serving.

Tasty Tips

Garnish with fresh lemon zest and additional fresh ground pepper before serving.


For 2 servings, this recipe can easily be cut in half.


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