Bibb is a type of butterhead lettuce, with tender, sweet leaves. If you can’t find it, substitute Boston, another butterhead variety.

Adam Hickman


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine parsley stems, oil, and thyme sprigs in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes. Pour mixture through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a large bowl, pressing to release oil. Discard solids. Whisk in vinegar.

  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Add peas during last 2 minutes of cooking; drain. Let stand 5 minutes.

  • Add pasta mixture, shallot, salt, and pepper to oil mixture; toss to coat. Add lettuce, chopped parsley leaves, and chives; stir gently to combine. Sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

463 calories; fat 26g; saturated fat 6g; cholesterol 11mg; fiber 8g; protein 14g; carbohydrates 48g; sodium 612mg; iron 4mg; calcium 203mg.