Pasta with creamy greens & lemon

Pasta with creamy greens & lemon

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Cooking time

Prep: 2 mins Cook: 10 mins - 12 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

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Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
635
protein
26g
carbs
75g
fat
28g
saturates
16g
fibre
7g
sugar
7g
salt
0.54g

Ingredients

  • 350g pasta
  • 140g broccoli florets
  • 100g frozen soya beans
  • 100g frozen peas
  • 100g mange tout
  • 150g mascarpone or soft cheese
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 85g grated parmesan or vegetarian alternative
  • handful basil leaves

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Method

  1. Cook pasta in a very large pan following the pack instructions, adding broccoli florets, frozen soya beans, frozen peas and mange tout for the final 3 mins of cooking time.
  2. Drain, saving a ladleful of the cooking water first, then tip everything back into the pan. Stir in mascarpone or soft cheese, zest and juice 1 lemon, grated Parmesan, a handful basil leaves, some seasoning and a splash of cooking water.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2011

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bimcat05's picture
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This was lovely and light, but lacked a bit of punch. I felt it needed quite a lot of seasoning to pick it up. Was tasty cold as leftovers.

bethocallaghan's picture
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Nice combination of flavours. VG

Frantic Flapjack's picture
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Fresh tasting and lots of fresh veg but go easy on the lemon. Easy midweek meal.

miffycat's picture
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Tasty, fresh and light. Quick and easy to prepare too. What more could you want!

lophie's picture

The Mascarpone Makes this dish Excellent! Dont be afraid to add a tad bit more.

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