Quorn and Spinach Pasta Bake

7
Total Time
25 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy
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Ingredients

Fresh Pasta, raw

130 g, penne

Calorie controlled cooking spray

5 spray(s)

Onion(s)

1 small, red, finely sliced

Garlic

1 clove(s), crushed

Quorn pieces

175 g

Cherry Tomatoes

150 g, halved or quartered

Spinach

200 g, fresh

Medium fat soft cheese

50 g, with herbs

Black pepper

teaspoons

Basil, fresh

1 tablespoons, finely shredded

Ground Nutmeg

½ teaspoons, level

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the pack instructions.
  2. Meanwhile spray a large frying pan with low fat cooking spray, preheat the pan and fry the onions for 3-4 minutes add the garlic and the Quorn pieces and continue frying for a further 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes and fry for 2-3 minutes, season with black pepper to taste. Reduce heat and keep warm until pasta is cooked.
  4. Drain the pasta, return to the pan with the spinach, cover and allow the spinach to wilt.
  5. To the pan with the pieces add the soft cheese and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Add the pasta and spinach to the pieces with a pinch of nutmeg and sauce, stir well and serve garnished with the fresh basil.

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