- 350g pasta
Pasta is the Italian name for Italy's version of a basic foodstuff which is made in many…
- 140g broccoli florets
Like cabbage and cauliflower, broccoli is a brassica and is sometimes known by its Italian name…
- 100g frozen soya beans
Soya beans and soy beans are exactly the same and the names are used interchangeably according…
- 100g frozen peas
- 100g mange tout
- 150g mascarpone or soft cheese
- zest and juice 1 lemon
Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…
- 85g grated parmesan or vegetarian alternative
Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…
- handful basil leaves
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.
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.