Pasta with creamy greens & lemon

Try a new topping for your pasta, ready in just 15 minutes

  • Prep:2 mins
    Cook:12 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 635
  • fat 28g
  • saturates 16g
  • carbs 75g
  • sugars 7g
  • fibre 7g
  • protein 26g
  • salt 0.54g


  • 350g pasta
  • 140g broccoli florets
  • 100g frozen soya beans
  • 100g frozen peas
  • 100g mange tout
  • 150g mascarpone or soft cheese
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 85g grated parmesan or vegetarian alternative
  • handful basil leaves


  1. Cook pasta in a very large pan following the pack instructions, adding broccoli florets, frozen soya beans, frozen peas and mange tout for the final 3 mins of cooking time.

  2. Drain, saving a ladleful of the cooking water first, then tip everything back into the pan. Stir in mascarpone or soft cheese, zest and juice 1 lemon, grated Parmesan, a handful basil leaves, some seasoning and a splash of cooking water.

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