A bowl of artichoke & watercress linguine on a wooden table

Artichoke & watercress linguine

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 20 mins


Serves 2

Whip up this tasty vegetarian linguine dish in 25 minutes with just four ingredients. Full of flavour, it also contains two of your five-a-day

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal679
  • fat27g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs84g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre13g
  • protein19g
  • salt2.3g


  • 100g watercress



    With deep green leaves, and crisp, paler stems, watercress is related to mustard and is one of…

  • 280g jar artichokes in olive oil
  • 60g ricotta



    Ricotta is an Italian cheese made from whey and traditionally a by-product of…

  • 220g dried linguine


  1. Blitz together the watercress, ¾ of the artichokes, the ricotta and 3 tbsp olive oil from the jar, then season to taste.

  2. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and cook the linguine following pack instructions until al dente. Toss the pasta with the watercress pesto along with the remaining artichokes and a ladleful of pasta water. Finish with an extra drizzle of olive oil and black pepper.

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