Pea pesto & prawn spaghetti

A speedy supper that offers a new twist on standard pesto. With the addition of prawns it’s protein packed, keeping you fuller for longer

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 512
  • fat 18g
  • saturates 10g
  • carbs 66g
  • sugars 6g
  • fibre 7g
  • protein 26g
  • salt 0.64g


  • 400g frozen peas, defrosted
  • ½ x 300g tub garlic & herb soft cheese
  • zest and juice 1 lemon, plus wedges to serve
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 300g spaghetti
  • 190g pack small cooked prawns


  1. Whizz 300g of the peas with the soft cheese, lemon zest and juice, and the garlic. Add some seasoning, then set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, cook pasta following pack instructions. Tip in the remaining peas 2 mins before the pasta is cooked, then drain everything and return to the pan. Stir through the pea pesto and some seasoning. Divide between 4 plates and serve with the prawns and extra lemon wedges, if you like.

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