Cherry tomato, kale, ricotta & pesto pasta

Fresh basil sauce and cherry tomatoes give this healthy dish a beautiful colour - it's also full of fibre and vitamin C

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  • Prep
    10 mins
  • Cook
    15 mins
  • Serve in
    25 mins


  •   2 tbsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oyl Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
  •   3 garlic clove, chopped
  •   1 tsp crushed chilli flakes
  •   2 x 400g cans cherry tomatoes
  •   500g penne
  •   200g kale Kale kay-el A member of the cabbage family, kale comes in two forms: kale, which has smooth leaves, and… , chopped
  •   4 tbsp ricotta Ricotta ree-cot-a Ricotta is an Italian curd cheese. Made from whey, it is traditionally a by-product of making…
  •   4 tbsp fresh pesto Pesto Pess-toh Pesto is a generic Italian name for any sauce made by pounding ingredients together.The…
  •   Parmesan Parmesan parm-ee-zan Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It… or vegetarian alternative, to serve (optional)


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