Pasta with kale, anchovies and lemon

Pasta with kale, anchovies and lemon

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Simple but so effective. This is a pasta dish that manages to be both light and comforting. Made in just 15 minutes, super food kale is teamed with melting anchovies, garlic and lemon


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  • conchiglie or other short pasta 175g
  • olive oil
  • anchovy fillets 6
  • garlic 3 cloves, crushed
  • kale 100g, washed, chopped and tough stalks removed
  • lemon 1, large pinch of zest
  • half-fat crème fraîche 2 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Cook the pasta following packet instructions.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile put 2 tsp oil in a frying pan and add the anchovies and garlic. Cook over a low heat until the anchovies have melted and the garlic softened. Add the kale and cook until tender. Stir in the cooked, drained pasta, lemon zest and crème fraîche and season.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 384
  • Fat 9.3g
  • Carbs 63.6g
  • Fibre 2g
  • Protein 15.4g
  • Salt 0.99g