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    Farfalle with Summer Vegetable Sauce

    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 25 minutes
    • Total time: 40 minutes 40 minutes

    Serves: 4 - 6


    • 300g pasta shapes, such as farfalle or conchiglie
    • 250g asparagus
    • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 cloves green garlic, finely diced
    • 4 celery sticks (from the heart) finely sliced
    • 1 bunch salad onions, roughly sliced
    • 200g shelled peas
    • 200g shelled broad beans
    • 1 tbsp roughly sliced lovage or a pinch of fresh lemon thyme
    • Salt
    • Freshly ground black pepper


    1. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions, stirring regularly.
    2. Meanwhile, prepare your vegetables. Trim the asparagus stalks then peel the lower end of each stalk before cutting into slices, roughly the same size as the broad beans. Keep the tips whole.
    3. Put the olive oil in a saucepan over a low heat. Add the garlic and celery and gently sauté for 3 minutes. Then stir in the salad onions, asparagus slices and tips, peas and broad beans, fry for 3 minutes before adding a spoonful or two of water or stock. Simmer for 5 minutes or until tender, then add the lovage or thyme, season and toss in the cooked and drained pasta.

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