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Vegetable pasta

7
7
7
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
25 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Pasta with spring onions, sugar snap peas, asparagus and cherry tomatoes in a low fat soft cheese sauce - delicious!

Ingredients

White pasta, dry

175 g

Calorie controlled cooking spray

5 spray(s)

Spring Onions

1 medium, trimmed and chopped

Sugar Snap Peas

125 g, halved

Asparagus, raw

125 g, sliced

Cherry Tomatoes

12 individual, halved

Medium fat soft cheese

125 g

Skimmed Milk

50 ml

Mint, Fresh

1 tablespoons

Lemon(s)

1 zest(s) of 1, finely grated

Black pepper

teaspoons

Mint, Fresh

2 teaspoons, to garnish

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta in lightly salted boiling water for 12-15 minutes, until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, spray a large frying pan with low fat cooking spray. Heat, then add the spring onions, sugar snap peas and asparagus. Stir-fry for 3-4 minutes, then add the cherry tomatoes and cook for another 1-2 minutes. Turn off the heat.
  3. Put the soft cheese into a small saucepan and add the milk, whisking to make a smooth mixture. Add the mint and most of the lemon rind, then heat gently.
  4. Drain the pasta, reserving 2 tbsp of the cooking liquid. Return the pasta and liquid to the saucepan, then stir in the vegetables and add the sauce. Stir and heat gently for 2-3 minutes, then serve, sprinkled with black pepper and garnished with mint leaves and lemon rind.

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