Pesto pasta

Lovely served hot or cold


This quick and easy pasta dish is tasty and only takes minutes to prepare. Enjoy as a tasty dinner or as a cold lunch that you can eat on the go.


Ingredients - Serves 4 Adults

  • 225g / 8 oz. of spaghetti
  • 50g / 2 oz. of cucumber
  • 1 medium red pepper
  • 1 medium yellow pepper
  • 1 small carrot
  • 1 x 200g / 7 oz. tin of sweetcorn
  • 1 x 200g / 7 oz. tin of chickpeas
  • 2 spring onions
  • 2 tablespoons of wild garlic pesto
  • Black pepper to season

Method

  1. Chop all the vegetables, drain the sweetcorn and chickpeas
  2. Cook the spaghetti in a pot of boiling water until tender, then drain
  3. Allow the spaghetti to cool
  4. Add the vegetables and chickpeas to the spaghetti
  5. Add the pesto and mix thoroughly
  6. Season with black pepper if desired

Serving Suggestions

Sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese

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Pesto pasta

Serves

4 Adults

4 Adults

Preparation Time

10 Minutes

10 Minutes

Cooking Time

20 Minutes

20 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

5-a-day

1.5 Of Your 5 A Day

1.5 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Saucepan, Sieve

Chopping BoardChopping KnifeSaucepanSieve
1/4 of the recipe contains
Energy
1422kj
337kcal
17%
Fat
6g
9%
Saturates
0.9g
4%
Sugars
10.2g
11%
Salt
0.7g
12%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (290g)
Energy490Kj 1422Kj
116Kcal 337Kcal
Fat2.1g 6g
(of which saturates)0.3g 0.9g
Carbohydrate19.5g 56.6g
(of which sugars)3.5g 10.2g
Fibre1.5g 4.5g
Protein4.1g 12g
Salt0.2g 0.7g

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