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We love this quick and very easy penne pasta recipe! Frozen veg are just a healthy, and often contain more vitamins that fresh so don’t be afraid to add those. Plus feta makes a great alternative to cheddar and makes this pasta recipe really summery and light.

pea-and-feta-pasta

Food Editor’s top tip: Use wholewheat pasta for extra fibre to keep you feeling fuller for longer – great for those on a diet too!

SERVES 4 PREP 5 MINS

COOK 15 MINS

What you need:
350g penne pasta
150g frozen peas
100g frozen broad beans
2tbsp olive oil
zest and juice of 1 lemon
150g baby spinach
200g feta cheese, crumbled

What you need to do:

  • Cook the penne in a large pan of boiling water for 5 mins. Add the peas and broad beans and cook for a further 5 mins until the penne is just tender. Drain and return to the pan.
  • Add the olive oil, lemon zest and juice and spinach leaves. Toss together until the spinach starts to wilt.
  • Add the feta and stir well.
  • Season with freshly ground pepper (there’s no need to add salt as the feta is salty).

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