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Sundried tomato and spinach pasta recipe

Sundried tomato and spinach pasta recipe

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Everyone has a speedy pasta dish up their sleeves and this is definitely one to try! It turns simple ingredients into something delicious, the sundried tomatoes give a lovely depth of flavour whilst basil keeps things fresh. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 368 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 60g sundried tomatoes, finely chopped, plus 1 tbsp oil from the jar
  • 1 medium red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 large garlic cloves, finely crushed
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 100ml Alpro Almond No Sugars drink
  • 300g rigatoni pasta
  • 100g baby leaf spinach
  • ½ x 30g pack fresh basil, leaves picked and torn

Perfect with:

Alpro Almond No Sugars drinkA lightly nutty, creamy taste that’s great at breakfast and in sweet and savoury cooking Alpro Almond No Sugars drink
A lightly nutty, creamy taste that’s great at breakfast and in sweet and savoury cooking
If you don't have red onions, try using white, brown or spring onions

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    1560kj
    368kcal
    18%
  • Fat

    7g 10%
  • Saturates

    1g 5%
  • Sugars

    12g 14%
  • Salt

    0.5g 8%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 68.9g Protein 11.6g Fibre 6.9g

Method

  1. Heat 1 tbsp of the sundried tomato oil in a saucepan over a medium heat. Add the onion, garlic and 40g sundried tomatoes and fry for 5 mins until starting to soften. Add the chopped tomatoes and almond drink, bring to the boil and simmer for 5 mins. 

  2. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions. Add the spinach to the pan for the final 1 min of cooking until wilted. Drain and return to the pan.   

  3. Add a pinch of sugar and a grind of black pepper to the tomato sauce then mix into the cooked pasta and spinach. Serve topped with the torn basil and the remaining sundried tomatoes.

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