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Pasta Alla Genovese

Pasta Alla Genovese

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Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Italian

For this flavourful Ligurian-inspired dish, you'll cook the pasta and potatoes in one pot to save washing up, and gently coat them in a homemade 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
Tortiglioni
150g tortiglioni †
Pinenuts
1 bag of pine nuts (20g)
veg stock powder
1 vegetable stock mix sachet (11g)
green-beans
160g trimmed fine green beans
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
  • 150g tortiglioni pasta<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 bag of pine nuts
  • vegetable stock mix sachet (11g)
  • 160g trimmed fine green beans
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 690 kJ
164 kcal
2386 kJ
566 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
4.2 g
0.6 g
14.6 g
2.1 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
25.3 g
2.6 g
87.5 g
9 g
Fibre 2.5 g 8.5 g
Protein 5.8 g 20.1 g
Salt 0.4 g 1.39 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
150g tortiglioni pasta
high protein durum wheat semolina (gluten), water
1 bag of pine nuts
pine kernels (100%). May contain peanut, sesame & nuts
vegetable stock mix sachet (11g)
dried glucose syrup, salt, yeast extracts, chicory extract, sugar, onion powder, carrot juice powder, tomato powder, rapeseed oil, natural flavouring, herb (lovage)
160g trimmed fine green beans
green beans (100%)
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (nut, 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

Add the veg stock mix 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

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

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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

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

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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

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Add the halved 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

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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 and pine nuts

Drizzle with some olive oil and season with a grind of black pepper

Enjoy!

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