Summer pea pasta

No time to cook? This light, fresh pasta dish is ready to eat in 15 minutes
PREP 5 mins
COOK 10 mins


  • calories 462
  • carbs 82
  • saturated fat 2
  • sugar 4
  • protein 15
  • fat 11
  • fibre 6
  • salt 0.03


3 tbsp olive oil
3 fat garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
zest 2 lemons
400g pasta
200g fresh or frozen peas
20g pack basil


  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan and cook the garlic and chilli for a couple of mins until very lightly golden. Stir in the zest.
  2. Cook the pasta, adding the peas for the final 2 mins. Drain, then tip everything back into the saucepan. Tip in the garlic, chilli and lemon, scraping in any bits stuck to the pan. Tear in the basil, season and add the remaining olive oil. Stir well.