Pilgrims Choice Cheddar Spaghetti with Courgettes and Sun-dried Tomatoes

Easy, tasty and economical-the perfect midweek family filler!

Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Approximate cost per serving: £1.25

spagettiIngredients:

400g (14oz) spaghetti or linguine
2 tbsp olive oil
4 spring onions, sliced
2 courgettes, chopped
100g (4oz) sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil, chopped
100g (4oz) frozen petit pois or garden peas, thawed
Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
2 tbsp sun-dried tomato paste
150g (6oz) PILGRIMS CHOICE Extra Mature Cheddar cheese, finely grated
Seasoning to taste

Method:

1 Cook the spaghetti or linguine in plenty of lightly salted boiling water for 6-8 minutes or according to pack instructions.

2 Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a frying pan and gently fry the spring onions and courgettes for 5-6 minutes, until soft but not browned. Stir in the tomatoes and peas.

3 Drain the pasta and return it to the saucepan. Add the courgette mixture, lemon zest, sun-dried tomato paste and about three-quarters of the cheese. Season and stir gently to mix.

4 Serve in warm bowls, topped with the rest of the cheese.

Cook’s Tip!
For extra flavour, use 2 tbsp of the oil from the jar of tomatoes instead of the olive oil..

 

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