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Spaghetti with leeks, peas & pesto

Spaghetti with leeks, peas & pesto

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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Add some veg to pasta and pesto for a cheap, healthy springtime supper dish

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal447
fat10g
saturates2g
carbs75g
sugars8g
fibre9g
protein18g
low insalt0.11g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the spaghetti according to pack instructions, adding the peas for the final 2 mins. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan, add the leeks, then gently cook for about 5 mins until softened. Stir in the pesto and 3 tbsp of the pasta cooking water, then simmer for a few mins.

  • STEP 2

    Drain the pasta and peas, then add to the frying pan, tossing everything together. Divide between 2 warm bowls and sprinkle with a little grated Parmesan, if using.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2009

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Rating: 4 out of 5.32 ratings
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