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Pasta Alla Genovese

Pasta Alla Genovese

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Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Italian

A classic Ligurian-inspired dish that's packed with flavour and needs minimal clean up. You'll cook the pasta and potatoes in one pot to save washing up, and gently coat them in a vibrant basil pesto to serve.

Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Italian

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
garlic-clove
1 garlic clove
basil 3.18
20g basil
Cashew-nuts
1 bag of cashew nuts (25g) †
Waxy-Potatoes
300g waxy potatoes
green-beans
120g trimmed fine green beans
Tortiglioni
150g tortiglioni †
vegetable stock cube (new5/18)
1 Knorr vegetable stock cube †
Pinenuts
1 bag of pine nuts (20g)
You Will Need
Food processor, pepper, salt, olive oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 garlic clove
  • 20g basil
  • 1 bag of cashew nuts (25g)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 300g waxy potatoes
  • 120g trimmed fine green beans
  • 150g tortiglioni pasta<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 Knorr vegetable stock cube<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 bag of pine nuts
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 731 kJ
174 kcal
2382 kJ
566 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
4.9 g
0.9 g
15.9 g
3.1 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
26.2 g
2.1 g
85.4 g
6.9 g
Fibre 2.3 g 7.4 g
Protein 5.9 g 19.4 g
Salt 0.73 g 2.38 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 garlic clove
garlic
20g basil
basil (100%)
1 bag of cashew nuts (25g)
cashew (nut) 100%. May contain peanut, sesame & other nuts
300g waxy potatoes
potato
120g trimmed fine green beans
green beans (100%)
150g tortiglioni pasta
high protein durum wheat semolina (gluten), water
1 Knorr vegetable stock cube
Salt, vegetable fats (palm, shea butter, sal butter), potato starch, yeast extract, sugar, onion powder (2.3%), carrots (1.5%), herbs (parsley, tarragon), spices (CELERY seeds, garlic, turmeric, pepper, parsley roots), tomato puree powder, red bell pepper (0.2%), caramel syrup, flavourings (contain CELERY), leek, maltodextrin.
1 bag of pine nuts
pine kernels (100%). May contain peanut, sesame & nuts
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (nut, gluten, celery)

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 Pasta Alla Genovese

Boil a kettle

Add the Knorr vegetable stock cube[s] to a large pot of boiled water and bring to a boil over a high heat

Slice the waxy potatoes into 1-2 cm thick discs

2 Pasta Alla Genovese

Add the potato discs to the pot and cook for an initial 4 min

3 Pasta Alla Genovese

While the potatoes are cooking, chop the basil roughly, including the stems (save some leaves for garnish!)

Peel and chop the garlic roughly

Chop the green beans in half

4 Pasta Alla Genovese

Add the tortiglioni to the potatoes and cook for a further 8 min

5 Pasta Alla Genovese

Whilst everything is cooking, add the chopped basil and garlic (don't like raw garlic? Go easy!) to a food processor

Add the cashew nuts, half of the pine nuts (save some for garnish), 70ml [140ml] olive oil, 1/2 tsp [1 tsp] salt and a very generous grind of black pepper

Blitz until very smooth – this is your basil pesto

6 Pasta Alla Genovese

Add the green beans to the potatoes and tortiglioni and cook for a further 5 min or until the potatoes, beans and tortiglioni are cooked

Once cooked, drain the green beans, tortiglioni and potatoes

Return everything to the pot

7 Pasta Alla Genovese

Add the basil pesto to the pot and give everything a good mix up – this is your pasta alla genovese

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Serve the pasta alla genovese in bowls and garnish with the reserved basil leaves, pine nuts, a drizzle of olive oil and a grind of black pepper

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