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Creamy Pesto Pasta

Creamy Pesto Pasta

with Peas, Spring Greens and Spinach

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Our Creamy Pesto Pasta is a delicious veggie option that makes it easy to eat more veg in your diet and try something new!

Tags:VeggieRapid
Allergens:GlutenMilkCeleryEgg

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites.

Preparation Time20 minutes
Difficulty levelEasy
Ingredients
serving amount
2
3
4
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount
2
3
4

1 unit(s)

Garlic Clove

180 grams

Penne Pasta

(ContainsGluten)

150 grams

Spring Greens

150 grams

Creme Fraiche

(ContainsMilk)

10 grams

Vegetable Stock Paste

(ContainsCelery)

120 grams

Peas

100 grams

Baby Spinach

32 grams

Fresh Pesto

(ContainsMilk)

40 grams

Grated Hard Italian Style Cheese

(ContainsMilk, Egg)

Not included in your delivery

150 milliliter(s)

Water for the Sauce

Nutritional information
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per serving
per 100g
Energy (kJ)3131 kJ
Energy (kcal)748 kcal
Fat37.0 g
of which saturates16.0 g
Carbohydrate81 g
of which sugars11.0 g
Protein29 g
Salt1.85 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.
Utensils
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Garlic Press
Saucepan
Kettle
Colander
Frying Pan
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1

a) Fill and boil your kettle.
b) Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garl ic press).
c) Pour the boiling water into a large saucepan and add 1/2 tsp salt. Bring back to the boil on medium heat.

2

a) Add the penne to the boiling water and bring back to the boil. Cook until tender, 12 mins.
b) Once cooked, drain in a colander and pop back in the pan. Drizzle with oil and stir through to stop it sticking together.

3

a) While the pasta cooks, heat a drizzle of oil in a large frying pan on medium-high heat.
b) When hot, add the spring greens with a splash of water and season with salt and pepper. Stir-fry until softened, 4-5 mins.

4

a) Stir the garlic, creme fraiche and vegetable stock paste into the pan with the spring greens.
b) Add the water for the sauce (see ingredients for amount) and stir to combine.
c) Simmer, stirring occasionally, until the spring greens are tender and the sauce has reduced and thickened slightly, 4-5 mins.

5

a) Add the peas to the pan and add the baby spinach a handful at a time until wilted and piping hot, 1-2 mins.
b) Once the penne is cooked, add it to the sauce, and stir through the pesto and half the hard Italian style cheese.

6

a) Serve the pasta in bowls and finish with a sprinkling of the remaining cheese. Enjoy!