Creamy Parma Ham & Parmigiano Filled Pasta
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Creamy Parma Ham & Parmigiano Filled Pasta

with Pesto and Courgette

Under 650 calories
Family Friendly
Cereals containing gluten

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time25 minutes
Cooking time20 minutes


serving amount

1 unit(s)


(May contain Celery)

1 unit(s)

Garlic Clove

250 grams

Parma Ham & Parmigiano Reggiano Filled Pasta

(Contains Cereals containing gluten, Egg, Milk May contain Mustard, Soya)

1 sachet(s)

Mixed Herbs

75 grams

Creme Fraiche

(Contains Milk)

10 grams

Chicken Stock Paste

20 grams

Grated Hard Italian Style Cheese

(Contains Milk, Egg)

32 grams

Fresh Pesto

(Contains Milk)

1 pinch

Chilli Flakes

Not included in your delivery

100 milliliter(s)

Water for the Sauce


Nutritional information

Energy (kJ)2394 kJ
Energy (kcal)572 kcal
Fat32.3 g
of which saturates16.6 g
Carbohydrate51 g
of which sugars10.5 g
Protein19.1 g
Salt3.5 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.


Chopping Board
Garlic Press
Large Frying Pan
Large Saucepan



a) Boil a full kettle.

b) Trim the courgette, then quarter lengthways. Chop into 1-2cm chunks.

c) Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).


a) Heat a drizzle of oil in a large frying pan on high heat.

b) When hot, add the courgette and cook until charred, 6-8 mins total. Turn only every couple of mins.


a) Meanwhile, pour the boiled water into a large saucepan with 0.5 tsp salt and bring back to the boil.

b) Add the filled pasta and cook until tender, 3 mins.

c) Once cooked, carefully drain in a colander and return to the pan. Drizzle with oil and gently stir through to stop it sticking together.


a) When the courgette is charred, reduce the heat to medium. Season with salt and pepper.

b) Add the garlic and mixed herbs to the frying pan. Fry for 1 min.


a) Stir the creme fraiche, chicken stock paste and water for the sauce (see pantry for amount) into the courgette pan. 

b) Simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sauce has reduced and thickened slightly, 2-3 mins.

c) Once thickened, stir in the cheese until melted.

d) Remove from the heat and mix in the pesto.


a) Gently stir the cooked pasta into the sauce. Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed. Add a splash of water if it's a little too thick.

b) Share the pesto pasta between your bowls. 

c) Sprinkle over the chilli flakes to finish (add less if you'd prefer things milder).