Dinner Recipes

Pesto Pasta

Full of Vitamin K, soluble and insoluble fibre. A complete easy meal with a complex nutritional profile. 

Nutrition Information


346 kcal


14.2 g


33.2 g


7.5 g


18.2 g


5.1 g

Serves: 4
Portion size: 2 cups
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes

2 Cooking Pots

Measuring Cup



Measuring Spoon

Cutting Board

Small Bowl

Large Wooden Spoon


2 cups whole wheat pasta (any shape)

1 cup baby leeks or spring onions, diced

1 cup sugar snap peas, halved

1 cup broccoli, very finely sliced

2 cups spinach, shredded

½ cup basil pesto

1 ½ cups low fat milk

1 tbsp corn flour

½ cup mozarella, grated

2 tbsp Liviana™ Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Salt and pepper


  1. Cook the pasta according to the packaging instructions until al denté. Strain and set aside. Add the Liviana™ Extra Virgin Olive Oil and gently mix through the pasta.

  2. Fry all of the vegetables in a seperate pot over high heat for 3 minutes. Turn off the heat.

  3. Mix the milk and corn flour together in a small bowl until combined.

  4. Add the milk mixture to the vegetables, turn the heat to medium and stir continuously until sauce thickens, approximately 2-4 minutes.

  5. Add the pesto and cheese to the the vegetable sauce. Season generously with salt and pepper.

  6. Add the pasta and warm through for 3 minutes over a low heat. Serve warm.

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Wilna Eksteen

Wilna Eksteen

Registered Dietitian

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