Watercress & butter bean pasta

  • Vegetarian


150g Wholewheat Penne
100g bag watercress
100g essential Waitrose Italian Ricotta
200g can essential
Waitrose Butter Beans, drained and rinsed (selected stores)
50ml essential Waitrose
Semi Skimmed Milk
25g toasted pine nuts


1. Cook the pasta in boiling water for 11-13 minutes until tender. Drain and return to the pan.

2. Meanwhile, place the watercress, ricotta, butter beans and milk in a food processor and blitz until a coarse paste is formed.

3. Season well and stir into the pasta, along with the pine nuts, and heat through.  

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Watercress & butter bean pasta
  • Preparation time: 2 minutes
  • Cooking time: 13 minutes
  • Total time: 15 minutes 15 minutes

Serves: 2

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2,031kJ
Fat 17.3g
Saturated Fat 5.4g
Carbohydrate 59.9g
Sugars 5g
Protein 21.9g
Salt 0.3g
Fibre 11.6g

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This recipe was first published in Thu Jan 28 09:35:00 GMT 2016.