Tagliatelle Recipe With Peas And Pesto

Tagliatelle with peas and summer green pesto

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Give pesto pasta a twist with this quick and easy recipe for two. A simple homemade pesto with rocket and parmesan is the perfect sauce for tagliatelle



  • rocket 75g, washed
  • garlic 1 clove
  • pine nuts 25g
  • olive oil
  • parmesan (or vegetarian alternative) 25g, grated
  • tagliatelle 150g
  • peas 150g


  • Step 1

    Put the rocket, garlic and pine nuts in a small food processor and whizz, adding 4 tbsp olive oil as you go (add extra if you prefer a thinner texture). Stir in the parmesan and season.

  • Step 2

    Cook the tagliatelle adding the peas for the last minute of cooking time.

  • Step 3

    Drain, keeping 1 tbsp of the cooking water. Toss the pesto, pasta, peas and water together and serve with extra cheese if you like.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 617
  • Fat 36.9g
  • Carbs 48.5g
  • Fibre 5.5g
  • Protein 20.1g
  • Salt 0.3g