Pesto spinach penne

Combine pasta with spinach, pesto and tomatoes for an easy healthy meal. Tomatoes contain vitamin C, which will help your body absorb the iron in the spinach

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 487
  • fat 11g
  • saturates 2g
  • carbs 70g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 11g
  • protein 16g
  • salt 0.6g


  • 400g wholemeal penne
  • 5 tbsp vegetarian basil pesto
  • 500g baby spinach , roughly chopped
  • 220g cherry tomatoes , halved


  1. Cook the penne following pack instructions. Meanwhile, heat 4 tbsp of the pesto in a non-stick pan over a medium-low heat. Add the spinach and 2 tbsp water, then cover to wilt.

  2. Drain the pasta and toss with the spinach, the rest of the pesto and the tomatoes. Serve half. Cool and chill the rest. Will keep chilled for three days. Reheat with a splash of water.

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