Linguine with Homemade Rocket Pesto
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Linguine with Homemade Rocket Pesto

Linguine with Homemade Rocket Pesto

4 servings

Pesto from scratch made with pine nuts, rocket and a hint of lemon coats perfectly al dente linguine in this simple and delicious recipe.

Tags:
Quick
Veggie
Blender Needed
Allergens:
Milk
Wheat
Total Time15 minutes
Cooking Time20 minutes
DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

Serving amount

80 grams

Salad Leaves

2 unit(s)

Grated Italian Style Hard Cheese

(Contains Milk)

1 unit(s)

Lemon

40 grams

Pine Nuts

(May be present Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Cereals containing gluten)

360 grams

Dried Linguine

(Contains Wheat May be present Mustard, Soya)

Not included in your delivery

to taste

Oil

to taste

Salt

to taste

Pepper

to taste

Water

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Nutrition Values

Energy (kJ)3611 kJ
Energy (kcal)863 kcal
Fat19.2 g
of which saturates6 g
Carbohydrate135.5 g
of which sugars7.6 g
Dietary Fiber0 g
Protein36.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Salt0.31 g
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region. Nutrition for uncooked ingredients based on 2 person recipe, excludes Pantry Items.

Utensils

Immersion blender
Colander

Instructions

Cook the Pasta
1
  • Boil a large pot of salted water for the linguine.
  • When boiling, add the linguine to the water and bring back to the boil.
  • Cook until softened, 12 mins.
  • Once cooked, drain in a colander and pop back in the pot, off the heat.
  • Drizzle with oil and stir through to prevent sticking.

TIP: If you’re in a hurry you can boil the water in your kettle.

Blend the Pesto
2
  • Meanwhile, halve the lemon.
  • Add the salad leaves, cheese, pine nuts and 100ml olive oil to a blender.
  • Season with 1 tsp salt and ½ tsp pepper.
  • Blend until smooth. Loosen to your desired consistency by adding a tsp of water at a time.
  • Season to taste with salt, pepper and a squeeze of lemon juice.
Finish and Serve
3
  • Toss the pesto with the pasta.
  • Divide the homemade pesto linguine between bowls.