Fresh watercress pasta

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Prep Time: 00:20
Servings: 4
Cooking Time: 00:15
  • 400g - short pasta
  • handful - watercress
  • handful - fresh basil
  • 2cloves - garlic
  • 60ml - roasted almonds
  • 100ml - parmesan cheese, grated
  • 150ml - olive oil
  • - juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 - celery sticks, finely chopped
  • 200g - cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 - smoked chicken breasts thinly sliced
This nutritious pasta dish is packed full of flavour.
Cook the pasta as per instructions on the packet. Meanwhile, purée the watercress, basil, garlic, almonds, parmesan and oil in a blender, to make a thick sauce. Season well with salt and pepper and mix it through the cooked pasta.

Mix the celery, cherry tomatoes and smoked chicken slices and add to the mixture; serve warm.

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