Pesto quinoa pasta with veg and walnuts

 

A protein packed veggie meal using the awesome clear spring Pea and quinoa pasta. Excellent meal prep recipe.  

PREP: 8 MINS

COOK: 15 MINS

SERVINGS : 4

400 kcal TRAINING MEAL

 Photo credit - BBC GOOD FOOD

 Ingredients 

  • Pea and quinoa pasta 250g

  • 1 head Broccoli

  • Cherry tomatoes (150g)

  • Spinach, 3 large handful

  • Pesto, 4 tbsp (64 g)

  • 3 garlic clove

  • Vegetable Stock (400 ml)

  • Walnuts (20 g)

  • Olive Oil, 1 tsp


Per serving

kcal 411

Protein 21g

Carbs 52g

Fat 14g

Method

  • Chop the garlic and cook gently in a pan for 3 minutes

  • Meanwhile chop the broccoli into small florets

  • Chop the tomatoes into halves

  • Add the broccoli, tomatoes, pesto spinach and the pasta and mix well

  • Add the stock

  • Gently simmer covered for 6-8 minutes (until the broccoli is slightly soft)

  • Portion out and top with chopped walnuts