Artichoke, lemon and parmesan pasta


350g essential Waitrose spaghetti
2 tbsp essential Waitrose olive oil
390g can essential Waitrose artichoke hearts in water, drained and quartered
2 garlic cloves, crushed
5 tbsp essential Waitrose creamy soft cheese
1 lemon, zest and juice
1 x ½ x 25g pack basil, leaves sliced
4 tbsp grated essential Waitrose parmigiano reggiano


1. Cook the spaghetti according to pack instructions and drain, reserving 100ml of the cooking water.

2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Stir in the artichokes and cook for 3 minutes to heat through, then stir in the garlic and cook for another minute. Add the soft cheese, lemon zest and juice, basil and reserved cooking water.

3. Cook for 5 minutes until creamy. Toss in the cooked spaghetti and parmesan, season and mix together well. Serve with a little extra grated cheese, if liked.

Artichoke, lemon and parmesan pasta
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 20 minutes 20 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2037.608kJ
Fat 17.7g
Saturated Fat 9g
Carbohydrate 68.6g
Sugars 6.5g
Salt 0.66g

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This recipe was first published in Thu Mar 29 11:09:01 BST 2012.