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    Pea & mint pasta

    • Vegetarian
    • Total time: 15 minutes 15 minutes

    Serves: 4

    Ingredients

    250g frozen peas
    300g essential Waitrose Linguine
    2 sprigs mint, leaves only
    25g flaked almonds
    1 small clove garlic
    Finely grated zest 1 lemon, juice of ½

     


    Method

    1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil. Add the peas and blanch for 1 minute, until just defrosted. Remove with a slotted spoon.

    2. Return the water to the boil. Add the pasta and cook for 8 minutes until tender, drain, reserving 4 tbsp of the cooking water.

    3. Meanwhile, using a stick blender whizz the mint, almonds, garlic, 1 tsp of lemon zest and juice with three-quarters of the peas until chunky. Season. Stir in the reserved water, then toss with the pasta and remaining peas. Scatter with remaining lemon zest. 

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    low in saturated fat

    source of vitamin C

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