Click here to print this page

Planning Retirement Online

Lakeland are the leading supplier in kitchen and homewares and we've teamed up with them to bring you a selection of vegetarian recipes.

Fettuccini with rocket pesto and fresh tomato salsa



Serves 4

Preparation: 10 mins

Cooking: 15 mins

INGREDIENTS

  • 500g fettuccini
  • 8 cloves garlic, quartered
  • 30g loosely packed, chopped fresh basil
  • 120g rocket, chopped coarsely
  • 160ml olive oil
  • 40g finely grated parmesan cheese (or vegetarian parmesan)
  • 3 medium tomatoes (570g), chopped coarsely
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 fresh red thai chillies, sliced thinly
  • 50g pine nuts, toasted

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cook pasta in large saucepan of boiling water, uncovered, until just tender; drain.

  2. Meanwhile, blend or process garlic, basil, rocket and oil to a smooth paste.

  3. Combine pasta, rocket pesto, cheese, tomato, juice and chilli in large saucepan; cook, stirring, until hot. Add nuts; toss gently to combine.

TIP

You could substitute baby spinach leaves for the rocket to give a milder flavoured pesto.

 

Lakeland

More Lakeland Recipies

Back to Laterlife Interest Index

 


Bookmark This Share on Facebook Receive more like this

Latest Articles:

Gene therapy - the future of our health

scientist in lab

Gene therapy is hugely exciting. Whether it will fulfil its promise and in future years produce terrific treatments for many health problems we don’t know but at the moment, although still in its early stages, the results are very encouraging.

more

Art Masterclass
Spring Flowers

Step by step guide to creating a beautiful spring flowers landscape.

more

Listen free to uplifting joyous birdsong

Turtle dove

It is great news that we can now all enjoy natural birdsong at any time of day and night thanks to a new birdsong audio that the RSPB have put together.

more

Win great prizes in our current Competitions

Silver Travel

Click here to visit the competitions page.

Article Archive

The LaterLife Article Archive provides a comprehensive list of links, to all the current regular article series' as well as quick links to older articles.
 
Back to LaterLife Today

Visit our Pre-retirement Courses section here on laterlife or our dedicated Retirement Courses site

Bookmark


Advertise on laterlife.com