- 400g pasta
Pasta is the Italian name for Italy's version of a basic foodstuff which is made in many…
- 4-5 tbsp fresh pesto
Pesto is a generic Italian name for any sauce made by pounding ingredients together.
- 1 tbsp mayonnaise
- 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
- ½ lemon, juiced
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- 200g mixed cooked veg such as peas, green beans, courgette (chop the beans and courgette into pea-sized pieces)
- 100g cherry tomatoes, quartered
- 200g cooked chicken, ham, prawns, hard-boiled egg or cheese
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Cook the pasta in boiling water until it is al dente, so about 11 mins, but refer to the pack instructions. Drain and tip into a bowl. Stir in the pesto and leave to cool.
When the pasta is cool, stir through the mayo, yogurt, lemon juice and veg. Spoon into lunchboxes or on to pasta plates and put the cooked chicken or protein of your choice on top. Chill until ready to eat if intended for a packed lunch.