- 350g pasta
Pasta is the Italian name for Italy's version of a basic foodstuff which is made in many…
- 200g green beans, halved
- 100g pesto
Pesto is a generic Italian name for any sauce made by pounding ingredients together.
- 140g light crème fraîche
- 200g cooked king prawns
- zest 1 lemon, juice of ½
Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…
- 50g pine nuts
- 70g bag rocket
Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…
Cook the pasta following pack instructions, adding the beans for the final 2 mins. Meanwhile, toast the pine nuts in a dry pan.
Drain the pasta, reserving a cup of water. Return the pasta and beans to the pan, and add the pesto, crème fraîche, prawns, lemon zest and juice, and pine nuts. Season well. If the sauce is a little thick, add a splash of the pasta water. When you’re ready to serve, scatter over the rocket. Eat hot, or leave to go cold, put in the fridge and eat as a pasta salad.