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Pasta Alla Genovese Recipe

Pasta alla genovese

Published: December 19, 2014 at 2:31 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Pasta alla genovese is a classic Italian pasta dish using simple ingredients. Ready in just 15 minutes, it's the perfect quick and easy meal to make midweek

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal469
fat19g
carbs65g
fibre3.6g
protein13.9g
salt0.6g
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Ingredients

  • (or another short pasta shape) 300g trofie pasta
  • 150g new potatoes, halved
  • 100g green beans, trimmed
  • 1 small tub fresh pesto
  • parmesan or vegetarian alternative, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the pasta following pack instructions. Cook the potatoes in boiling, salted water until tender, adding the green beans for the last 4 minutes of cooking. Drain the pasta, keeping 2 tbsp of the cooking liquid.

  • STEP 2

    Drain the beans and potatoes then tip into the pasta with the pesto, cooking liquid and a squeeze of lemon. Toss everything together and serve with extra parmesan if you like.

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