Wednesday 14 June 2017

Creamy Pea, Mint and Lemon Pasta with Courgette

creamy pea mint and lemon pasta with courgette

Perfect for a mid-week meal, this pasta is quick and easy to make using predominantly store cupboard essentials yet tastes fresh and delicious.

Three great health benefits: boosts immunity, good source of fibre, beneficial for digestive health

Serves 1
Enjoy immediately

125g brown rice pasta
150g frozen peas
1 tbsp olive oil
1 courgette, sliced into circles
1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
3 tbsp coconut yoghurt
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Sprig of mint
Sea salt and black pepper

1) Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Add the pasta and cook according to the packet instructions. A few minutes before the end of the cooking time, add the frozen peas.
2) Meanwhile, heat the 1 tbsp of olive oil in a frying pan over a medium heat and add the courgette. Lightly fry for a few minutes, until cooked.
3) When the pasta/ peas have finished cooking, drain. In the same saucepan, add the extra virgin olive oil, coconut yoghurt, lemon juice, courgettes and their oil and mint to the pasta/ peas. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

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