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Pasta with pesto & fresh herbs

Pasta with pesto & fresh herbs

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook: -
  • Easy
  • Serves 5 - 6

Grow your own herbs? Snip a good mixture of them for this very special pasta dish

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal748
fat40g
saturates8g
carbs79g
sugars4g
fibre5g
protein24g
low insalt0.49g
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Ingredients

For the pesto

Method

  • STEP 1

    Pound the pesto ingredients to a paste in a pestle and mortar or food processor.

  • STEP 2

    Cook the pasta. Drain, return to the pan with the pesto and stir over a low-ish heat for 2-3 mins – not any longer or the sauce will go grey. Add the spinach and stir well for 1 min until it wilts. Add the walnuts, rocket, parsley, sage, chives, basil and tarragon, if using, and oil. Take off the heat and stir well before serving sprinkled with grated Parmesan.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2010

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Rating: 3 out of 5.4 ratings
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