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Artichoke, olive & lemon pasta

Artichoke, olive & lemon pasta

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(10 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

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

  • kcalories528
  • fat19g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs76g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre4g
  • protein18g
  • salt1.06g
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Ingredients

  • 400g spaghetti
  • zest and juice 1 lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    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

    parm-ee-zan

    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

    roh-ket

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

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Method

  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 (8)

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

charlit's picture
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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
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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
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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.

lynseydixon's picture
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I'M SORRY BUT THIS IS JUST PLAIN AWFUL - BLAND IS TOO KIND

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

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