PASTA WITH PEAS
1 onion cut into thick slices
dash of red pepper flakes (optional)
1/2 C. vegetable broth or 1 packet of liquid vegetable broth concentrate from Trader Joes or 1 vegetable bouillon cube (all optional, comes out great without it, too)
1 package of frozen peas (petite peas are good)
Enough water to cover peas
salt and pepper
Sautee the peas and red pepper flakes in olive oil for a few minutes. Add the frozen peas and sautee a few minutes more. Add the water and whatever vegetable broth you have on hand if available. Season with salt and pepper. Bring everything to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for about 20 minutes. Serve over pasta and garnish with lots of fresh ground black pepper and more fresh olive. This can serve 4 people with some leftovers. Halve the recipe for 2 people.