We ended up having 10 friends over for dinner this week and with a vegetarian menu. I ended up deciding on the pasta dish and the pea dish before anything else. I figured I would find a meat protein at the grocery store when I went shopping. Nothing struck my fancy at a price I was willing to pay so we went meatless. It doesn’t happen often but a meal without meat doesn’t hurt from time to time.
Strawberry shortcake for dessert
I made 2.5 times the peas as the basic recipe which is a lot of peas & lettuce. We used up 2 heads of lettuce plus green onions from the CSA box on this which was part of the goal.
I left the peas out of the pasta dish since we were having the peas & lettuce. It didn’t seem to suffer from the loss.
We used 2 quarts of strawberries & about 2.5 cups of heavy cream on dessert.
Both “main” dishes were well received. Ted really liked the peas, not so much the pasta.
All told I was happy with the result.