Pasta, walnuts, basil, garlic, Parmesan cheese, peas, olive oil, salt, and pepper. These high-quality ingredients come together to create the best pasta dish you've ever tasted.
Boil the pasta until al dente. Reserve some pasta water to add to the pesto later for a creamy texture.
In a food processor, blend walnuts, basil, garlic, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, salt, and pepper until a smooth pesto is formed.
Boil or steam the peas until tender. Add them to the pasta for a burst of sweetness and vibrant color.
Toss the cooked pasta in the freshly prepared walnut pesto, ensuring each strand is coated in the delicious, nutty flavor.
Gently fold in the cooked peas, adding reserved pasta water as needed to achieve the desired creaminess.
Plate the Pasta with Walnut Pesto and Peas, garnish with extra Parmesan if desired, and savor the top most flavors of this exquisite dish.