Artichoke, olive & lemon pasta

Artichoke, olive & lemon pasta

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 4
Packed with flavour, requires minimal shopping and ready in 15 minutes. A perfect Monday night supper

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal528
  • fat19g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs76g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre4g
  • protein18g
  • salt1.06g
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  • 400g spaghetti
  • zest and juice 1 lemon



    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 3 tbsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 50g freshly grated Parmesan



    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

  • 100g artichoke heart from a jar
  • handful black olive
  • 100g bag wild rocket



    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…


  1. Boil the pasta. While it cooks, mix together the lemon zest and juice, oil and Parmesan.

  2. Drain the pasta, reserving 3 tbsp of the cooking water, then return to the pan with the lemon mix, cooking water, artichokes and olives. Heat through briefly, season well, stir through the rocket, then serve.

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Comments (9)

Myrt's picture

My family really enjoyed this! Light, satisfying and refreshing for a hot evening on the patio! Thank you!

danielleh's picture

Couldn't be easier, perfect for a super quick supper

charlit's picture

This was alright as a quick and easy dinner yesterday, but really good as a cold pasta salad for lunch today. In future, I think I will make it specifically to keep overnight and then have cold the next day. I added some green asparagus tips that needed to go, which worked very nicely.

naiomiwalker's picture

I left out the rocket as I hadn't got any but i didn't seem to do much harm. Very tasty and will make again.

nix198's picture

Very disappointed with this recipe as I thought it would be a great store cupboard stand-by. It turned out to be overly lemon-y (almost like lemon curd) and all the other ingredients were lost. Will not be doing again.

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shaslam's picture

Served this to my husband, who said "But I don't like artichokes". Then proceeded to eat the whole thing and asked for more. Absolutely delicious and one of those recipes you could serve at a summer dinner party. Looks and tastes impressive and easy as pie.

aeroboy's picture

Grateful and delicious, so tasty with the mixture of Rocket, Lemon and artichoke, perfect for lunch and supper in the summer :D

renomate's picture

I absolutely loved this simple pasta dish but my husband didnt like it too much.

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