Roasted Vegetable Pasta

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Serves: 4

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes


veg pasta1 tblsp olive oil
1 red and 1 orange pepper, deseeded and roughly chopped
1 large sweet potato (about 300g) peeled and cut into rough 2.5cm chunks
1 large courgette, trimmed, halved lengthways and cut into 1cm slices
150 g cherry tomatoes, halved
250 g dried penne pasta
120 g Philadelphia Light with Garlic & Herbs
3 tblsp semi-skimmed milk
fresh basil leaves, to garnish


1. Preheat the oven to 220°C, Gas Mark 7. Toss the olive oil, peppers, sweet potato and courgette in a large roasting tin and season with freshly ground black pepper. Roast for 20-25 minutes, until the vegetables are tender and lightly browned. Then add the tomatoes and cook for another 5 minutes.

2. While the vegetables are cooking, get some water boiling, then cook the pasta for 10-12 minutes until just tender. Drain in a colander, then return to the pan and stir in Philadelphia and milk until the Philly melts and makes a creamy sauce.

3. Toss with the roasted vegetables. Tip into a large, warmed serving dish and garnish with fresh basil.

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