Pesto pasta salad served in tupperware and on a plate

Pesto pasta salad

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 6

Enjoy this veggie pesto pasta salad with cucumber, peas, cherry tomatoes and basil for an easy family meal. It's great for a packed lunch or summery picnic

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal420
fat19g
saturates10g
carbs49g
sugars5g
fibre6g
protein11g
salt0.3g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the pasta for 10 mins in salted boiling water until al dente, drain, then tip into a bowl. Stir in the crème fraîche followed by the pesto, then leave to cool.

  • STEP 2

    When the pasta is cool, stir in the cucumber, tomatoes and peas followed by the basil leaves. Season if it needs it, and tip into a container to transport it.

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