Sundried tomato & rocket pasta

Sundried tomato & rocket pasta

We’ve all found a half-used bag of salad in the fridge before — put yours to delicious use in this speedy midweek pasta dish

  • Feeds 4Feeds 4
  • Ready in 25 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    1526kj 362kcal
  • Fat
    Med 11%
  • Saturates
    Low 5%
  • Sugar
    Low 7%
  • Salt
    Med 16%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 60g

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  • 300g Co-op penne
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 10-12 Co-op sundried tomatoes in oil, chopped, plus 1 tbsp oil from the jar
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 30g Co-op wild rocket
  • Zest and juice of 1⁄2 lemon (optional)


  1. Cook the pasta according to the pack instructions
  2. While the pasta is cooking, fry the onion in the oil from the sundried tomatoes for 5 mins or until softened
  3. Put the onion into a food processor with the garlic, sundried tomatoes and half the rocket, and blitz to make a paste
  4. Drain the pasta, reserving 200ml of the cooking water
  5. Fold the sundried tomato paste into the pasta, along with the rest
  6. of the rocket and the lemon zest and juice, if using
  7. Gradually add the cooking water from the pasta until everything is combined and the pasta is coated with a light, silky sauce and season to taste

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