Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Green pasta - Recommended Recipe!

Green pasta - serves 4, preparation 5 minutes, cooking 10 minutes

300g penne rigate
150g mangetout
200g broccoli
4 tbsp The Co-operative Italian green pesto
Large handful (about 15g) Parmesan cheese or other hard cheese, grated


  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil and cook the pasta following the pack instructions.  Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, chop the mangetout and broccoli into small even-sized pieces and steam until just tender.  Add to the drained pasta.  Finally add the pesto and stir gently until everything is mixed together.  Serve with Parmesan cheese sprinkled over the top.
Per serving - 390 kcal, 10.7g fat, 3.7g saturated fat, 4.9g sugar, 0.8g salt.

Source - The Co-operative instore magazine.