I recently had some fresh peas from my CSA and my 8 year old son decided he was going to make dinner. Of course he did need a lot of help, but this sauce was all his and it was absolutely delicious on the spaetzl. I can only imagine it on many other foods and it really retained the fresh pea flavor. Listed prep time is for the sauce.
- Prep Time
- 1 cup fresh peeled English peas
- 1/2 cup fresh leave spinach
- About 1 tablespoon white wine
- About 1 tablespoon mascarpone
- Salt and pepper to taste
Mix peas and spinach leaves in a food processor with a little white wine to get it moving. Once it is mostly pureed, remove to a bowl and mix in a tablespoon of Mascarpone. Stir well and mix with fresh hot spaetzl. Top with parmesan and/or fresh ground pepper if desired.
Here is our spaetzl recipe.
Spaetzl is a type of German egg noodle. It is much easier to make than any other pasta, especially if you have a potato ricer.