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Rocket and Macadamia Pesto Pasta



4 portion(s)


  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 50 grams macadamia nuts, toasted
  • 100 grams Baby Rocket leaves
  • 40 grams EVOO (olive oil)
  • 40 grams lemon juice
  • 60 grams water
  • 1/2 teaspoon TM vegetable stock concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons lemon rind, pulverised
  • 400 grams COOKED Penne Pasta

Recipe's preparation

  1. Pulverise lemon rind 10 sec / speed 8 or use lemon zest. Remove from bowl and put aside.

    Place garlic and macadamia nuts into bowl and chop 4 sec / speed 6. Scrape down sides of bowl.

    Combine water and vegetable stock concentrate and put in bowl, add rocket, oil, lemon juice. Chop 4 sec / speed 8 - until almost smooth.

    Cook pasta as per cooking instructions on packet. Drain pasta reserving 2 tablespoons of cooking water. Return pasta to the pan, adding 2 tablespoons of reserved water, the pesto and pulverised lemon. Toss over low heat until well combined.

    Spoon into bowls, garnish with rocket leaves.



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