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Pesto Pasta Salad

Course Salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2

Ingredients

  • 250 g Wholewheat pasta
  • 120 g Fresh basil
  • 125 g Pine nuts
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Juiced lemon
  • 150 ml Olive oil
  • Pinch Salt & pepper
  • 1 cup Peas
  • 100 g Chopped tomatoes
  • Handful Pine nuts & basil, to garnish

Instructions

  1. Boil the pasta in hot water for 8-10 minutes until cooked al dente

  2. Add the peas in with the pasta after 4 minutes (so they have 4 minutes to cook)

  3. Drain both and mix in with the pesto & chopped tomatoes

  4. Serve with a handful of pine nuts & basil to garnish

  5. The more veg you add to the pasta or on the side will help to keep you fuller for longer