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Basil & spinach penne

Serves 4

Prep Time 5 min

Cooking Time 15 min


  • 300g penne
  • 350g broccoli florets
  • Cooking oil spray
  • 2 red onions, thinly sliced
  • Chilli flakes, to taste
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • Small bunch of fresh basil, roughly chopped, plus extra leaves to garnish
  • 125g spinach
  • 4tbsp finely grated parmesan or vegetarian cheese, to serve


  1. Cook the pasta according to the pack instructions, adding the broccoli to the pan for the last 3 min. Drain, reserving a splash of cooking water, then set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, spray a non-stick pan with a little oil and put over a medium heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring, until lightly browned. Add the chilli, garlic and tomatoes, bubble for 4 min, then stir in the basil and spinach.
  3. Combine the onion mixture with the pasta, broccoli and enough cooking water to reach the desired consistency.
  4. Serve topped with the cheese and basil.

Nutrition per serving

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369 17.6g 4.6g 1.3g 9.8g 10.1g 0.3g 202mg 68.7g 4.3mg

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