Smashed pea, tuna & asparagus pasta

Smashed pea, tuna & asparagus pasta

Brimming with spring flavours, this quick pasta is a real crowd-pleaser. Leftovers can be boxed up and enjoyed for lunch the next day. Swap the rigate for Essential Gnocchi, if you’d rather

  • High in protein

  • 2 of your 5 a day

  • Serves4
  • CourseLunch
  • Prepare5 mins
  • Cook20 mins
  • Total time25 mins


  • 375g frozen Essential Garden Peas
  • 2 200g cans Essential Tuna Chunks In Olive Oil, drained, oil reserved and roughly flaked
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • 25g pack basil, leaves only
  • 4 sprigs mint, leaves only
  • 1 unwaxed Essential Lemon, finely grated zest and juice
  • 280g lumache rigate
  • 2 230g bunches asparagus, woody stems trimmed