Quick & Easy Pesto Pasta
When you're in a rush, just don't fancy spending hours in the kitchen or lookig for an easy recipe for one, this vegetable-packed Easy Pesto Pasta recipe is a saviour!
- 80 g pasta
- 4-5 cherry tomatoes halved
- 1/4 yellow pepper diced
- 1 spring onion finely chopped
- 1 garlic clove finely chopped
- 50 g frozen peas
- 2 tbsp pesto ideally, home-made
- 30 g cheddar grated
- 40 g spinach, watercress or rocket, or a mixture to serve
Cook pasta as per packet instructions.
In the meantime, heat a tbsp of oil in a frying pan. Add all your vegetables, except for cherry tomatoes, and fry for 5-6 minutes until starting to soften but still retail quite a bit of crunch.
When pasta is about 2 minutes away from being done, add cherry tomatoes to your vegetables and stir.
Drain your pasta and tip into the pan with vegetables. Add pesto and stir until everything is smothered in pesto.
Serve on a bed of greens (spinach, watercress, rocket etc.) topped with cheese.