Fresh Mediterranean Penne

Fresh Mediterranean Penne

Rating
4.00rating out of 5

(45 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

30 min

Cuisine

Italian

Use within

6-7 days

In this recipe crumbly, salty feta cheese is blended with fresh herbs to create an irresistibly fresh and velvety-smooth sauce. The feta also tempers the heat from the chilli so that the sauce has a warm flavour instead of a spicy heat.

Prep Time

30 min

Cuisine

Italian

Use within

6-7 days

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In Your Box
Ingredients for 2 people (double for 4)
fresh-basil
10g fresh basil
Pitted-black-olives
30g black olives
Artichoke-hearts
1 tin of artichoke hearts
Tin of chopped tomatoes re-sized
1 tin of chopped tomatoes
dried-oregano
1 tsp dried oregano
Feta-cheese
100g traditional feta cheese †
garlic-clove
1 garlic clove
Penne
200g penne †
Pinenuts
30g pine nuts
Red-chilli
1 red chilli
You Will Need
(stick) blender, olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • basil
  • pitted black olives
  • Can of artichoke hearts
  • tin of chopped tomatoes
  • Italian dried oregano
  • Greek feta cheese<span class="strong">†</span>
  • garlic clove
  • Penne<span class="strong">†</span>
  • Pine nuts
  • red chilli
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 571 kJ
136 kcal
2970 kJ
707 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
5 g
1.8 g
26 g
9.4 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
18.2 g
2.4 g
94.6 g
12.7 g
Fibre 1.6 g 8.6 g
Protein 4.9 g 25.7 g
Salt 0.44 g 2.29 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
basil
pitted black olives
Can of artichoke hearts
Artichoke hearts, water, salt, citric acid
tin of chopped tomatoes
Italian dried oregano
Greek feta cheese
garlic clove
Penne
Pine nuts
red chilli
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (milk, wheat-gluten)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1

Boil a kettle (used in step 4)

2

Crush the garlic with the side of a knife, peel it and chop coarsely

Chop the basil finely

Cut away the stem(s) of the chilli(es) and deseed

3

Combine the tomatoes, garlic, chilli (careful, adjust the amount to your preferred hotness), 100g (all) of the feta and 1-2 tbsp of olive oil with a (stick) blender for a smooth sauce

Season to your taste with salt and pepper

Tip: Add a few tbsp of olive oil or water if you don't have enough volume to blend

4

Cook the pasta in a pot of boiling water and salt (optional) for 8-10 min or until the pasta is cooked to your taste, stirring occasionally, then drain

5

Put a small pan on a medium heat

Once the pan is hot, add the pine nuts and toast for 3 min or until golden brown

Set aside (used in step 8)

6

Drain the artichokes and cut into quarters

Slice the olives into thin 'O's

7

Put a large pan on a medium heat and add the sauce

Heat the sauce for 2 min then add the oregano, basil and artichoke

Add the pasta and mix well

Remove the pan from the heat and set aside for 1 min

8

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Plate up the pasta

Sprinkle the pine nuts and olives on top

Enjoy!

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