Creamy mac pasta and peas in a bowl

Creamy Mac and Peas

A kid (and those that want to eat like a kid) meal with both protein and a helping of veggies. Creamy pasta and peas are easy to make and loved by all!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword creamy pasta, easy mac
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 379 kcal
Author Sophia DeSantis


US Customary - Metric


  1. Make cream sauce according to recipe. 

  2. Cook pasta following directions on package.

  3. When pasta is done, strain (reserve a little pasta water to thin out if necessary) and return to pot.

  4. Add 1 cup sauce to pot and mix well.

  5. Add in peas and mix until combined. Add a drizzle of pasta water to thin out if needed.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Mac and Peas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 379 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 440mg 18%
Potassium 88mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 72g 24%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 2g
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 5.5%
Vitamin C 17.6%
Calcium 0.9%
Iron 8.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.