An easy throw together – a 5 ingredient pesto with some Greens / Shellfish and Pasta – what more comforting a bowl of food could you want?!

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Ingredients:

30g Rocket

75g Cherry Tomatoes

Juice & zest of half a Lemon

2 cloves of Garlic

5tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

200g Quinoa or Brown Rice Pasta

Himalayan Salt & black Pepper

250g Prawns (fresh)

1 large handful of Kale

Handful of Parsley / Lemon Wedges to serve

Instructions: 

  • Make the Pesto by whizzing together Rocket, Tomatoes, Lemon juice, 1 Garlic clove, 3tbsp Oil and a good dash of Salt & Pepper
  • Put your Pasta on to cook as per packet instructions
  • Finely slice or grate the remaining Garlic clove directly into a frying pan. Add the remaining Oil, turn on the heat and cook through for 1 minute
  • Add the Lemon zest and Prawns and fry on a high heat for about 30 seconds each side until they turn from translucent to pale pink. Turn down the heat and add the Pesto
  • Drain the Pasta (adding 1 or 2tbsp of the pasta water to the Prawn/Pesto frying pan)
  • Add the Kale, stir through the Pasta on a high heat for 30 seconds. Serve with a Lemon wedge and fresh Parsley

Serves: 2