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Pasta with spring vegetables

We've used penne in this recipe, but other pasta shapes work as well

We've used penne in this recipe, but other pasta shapes work as well

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Cooking Time

Cook: 30 Mins

Cooking Time

Serves: 4

Cooking Time

Price: 68p per serving

Nutritional Information

Each 304g serving contains

Energy
2526kj
604kcal
30%
Fat
22.1g
High
32%
Saturates
7.0g
Med
35%
Sugars
5.4g
Med
6%
Salt
0.30g
Med
5%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g:
831kJ/199kcal

Ingredients

350g Napolina Penne Pasta

300g frozen peas (or fresh)

250g tenderstem broccoli, cut into bite-sized pieces

1 red onion, chopped

15g butter

2 tbsp olive oil

1 unwaxed lemon, zest of

2 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp Asda Dijon Mustard

4 tbsp Asda Crème Fraîche

25g pine nuts (optional)

Method

1
Heat a large pan of lightly salted water until boiling. Add the pasta, stir once, bring back to the boil and simmer fast, uncovered, for 11-13 minutes, or until the pasta is just tender. Drain and return to the pan.
2
Put the peas and broccoli in another pan and just cover with boiling water. Bring back to the boil, cover and simmer for 4 minutes. Drain.
3
Cook the onion in the butter and 1 tbsp of the oil in a large pan over a low heat, stirring often, until soft.
4
Mix the lemon zest with the lemon juice, the remaining olive oil, mustard and crème fraîche. Add to the pasta with the onion, peas and broccoli and toss together. Reheat.
5
Put the pine nuts in a dry frying pan and toss over a medium heat until golden. Serve sprinkled on the pasta.