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Roasted Pepper Penne

Roasted Pepper Penne

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Prep Time

30 min



A departure from Italian pesto, we've taken inspiration from the distinctive flavours of South American; substituting the basil with coriander, the pine nuts with hazelnuts, adding in some red pepper, chilli and a dash of lime. Party pesto!

Prep Time

30 min



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For 2 people (double for 4)
200 †
2 red peppers
1 lime
1 tsp chilli flakes
2 garlic cloves
20g fresh coriander
30g rennet-free parmesan †
1 bag of hazelnuts †
You Will Need
(stick) blender / pestle & mortar, olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • Penne<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 lime
  • Fiery chilli flakes
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 20g coriander
  • Rennet-free parmesan cheese<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 bag of hazelnuts (25g)<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 877 kJ
209 kcal
2293 kJ
545 kcal
of which saturates
6.1 g
0.5 g
16 g
1.2 g
of which sugars
32.2 g
3.5 g
84.3 g
9 g
Fibre 3.3 g 8.6 g
Protein 8 g 21 g
Salt 0.1 g 0.27 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
1 red pepper
red pepper
1 lime
Fiery chilli flakes
1 garlic clove
20g coriander
coriander (100%)
Rennet-free parmesan cheese
whole cow's milk, salt, microbial rennet
1 bag of hazelnuts (25g)
hazelnut (100%) May contain peanut, sesame & other nuts
  • Allergens highlighted by † (wheat-gluten, milk, nut)

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)

Boil a kettle (used in step 5)

Preheat the oven to 200°C/ 180°C (fan)/ 400°F/ Gas 6


Chop the coriander roughly

Deseed the red peppers and cut into squares

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


Place the red peppers on an oven-proof tray

Sprinkle with the garlic, 2-3 tbsp of olive oil and salt to your taste

Mix well to ensure that the peppers are well coated

Place in the oven for 15 min or until the peppers are soft


Meanwhile, grate the parmesan


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


Put a pan on medium-high heat and dry roast (no oil needed) the hazelnuts for approx. 5 min or until well browned

Keep stirring and adjust the heat if necessary to prevent burning


Put the coriander, red peppers, garlic, hazelnuts, 1/2 of the red chilli flakes, the juice of 1/2 the (whole) lime and 2 tbsp (4 tbsp) of olive oil in a blender or pestle and mortar

Blend to a rough paste, add the grated parmesan and season to your taste

Add more chilli flakes if desired, tasting after each addition


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Combine the pesto and the pasta in the pan

Season with lime juice to your taste and serve


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