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Tasty Two-Tomato Sauce With Wholewheat Penne

Tasty Two-Tomato Sauce With Wholewheat Penne

Rating
4rating out of 5

(691 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Italian

"Bang out this saucy tomato pasta using juicy cherry tomatoes and sun-dried tomato paste for a perfect post workout refuel! Fill it with spinach for leafy green goodness, toss it through healthy wholewheat penne, then top it with mozzarella, basil and toasted pine nuts for an extra tasty finishing touch."

Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Italian

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
garlic-clove
2 garlic cloves
Mozzarella-ball
125g mozzarella †
Cherry-tomatoes
250g cherry tomatoes
basil 3.18
5g basil
Baby-spinach
120g baby leaf spinach
wholewheat penne
190g wholewheat penne †
Tomato-paste
1 tomato paste sachet (16g)
Sundried tomato nut pesto pot
Sundried tomato paste (30g)
Pinenuts
1 bag of pine nuts (20g)
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt, sugar

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 garlic clove
  • 125g mozzarella ball<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 250g cherry tomatoes
  • 5g basil
  • 120g baby leaf spinach
  • 190g Wholewheat penne<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 tomato paste sachet (16g)
  • 30g sun-dried tomato paste
  • 1 bag of pine nuts
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 691 kJ
162 kcal
2631 kJ
617 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
6.1 g
2.3 g
23.3 g
8.9 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
19.1 g
2.5 g
72.6 g
9.6 g
Fibre 2.7 g 10.1 g
Protein 7.3 g 27.8 g
Salt 0.17 g 0.65 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
125g mozzarella ball
pasteurised cows milk, salt, microbial rennet, citric acid
250g cherry tomatoes
cherry tomatoes
5g basil
basil (100%)
120g baby leaf spinach
spinach
190g Wholewheat penne
whole durum wheat semolina (gluten), water
1 tomato paste sachet (16g)
tomatoes
30g sun-dried tomato paste
sun dried tomatoes (30%), rehydrated dried tomatoes,, sunflower oil, tomato paste, natural flavourings, dried tomato pulp,, wine vinegar, salt, ascorbic acid, black pepper, garlic, oregano, lactic acid
1 bag of pine nuts
pine kernels (100%). May contain peanut, sesame & nuts
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (milk, 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 Tasty Two-Tomato Sauce With Wholewheat Penne

Boil a kettle

Add the wholewheat penne to a pot of boiled water with a generous pinch of salt and bring to the boil over a high heat

Once boiling cook for 12-15 min or until tender

Once cooked, drain and return to the pot, reserving a cup of the starchy pasta water 

2 Tasty Two-Tomato Sauce With Wholewheat Penne

While the pasta is cooking, heat a dry, large wide-based pan (preferably non-stick with a matching lid) over a high heat

Once hot, add the pine nuts and cook for 2-3 min or until toasted 

Once toasted, transfer to a plate and reserve the pan

3 Tasty Two-Tomato Sauce With Wholewheat Penne

Peel and finely slice (don't chop!) the garlic

Roughly chop the cherry tomatoes 

 

4 Tasty Two-Tomato Sauce With Wholewheat Penne

Return the pan to a medium heat with 1 tbsp [2 tbsp] olive oil

Once hot, add the chopped cherry tomatoes and sliced garlic with a generous pinch of salt and cook, covered, for 8-10 min or until the tomatoes are starting to break down

5 Tasty Two-Tomato Sauce With Wholewheat Penne

Meanwhile, drain and tear the mozzarella into rough bite-sized pieces 

Chop the basil roughly, including the stalks 

6 Tasty Two-Tomato Sauce With Wholewheat Penne

Once the tomatoes have broken down, add the tomato paste, sundried tomato paste, 1 tsp [2 tsp] sugar and a pinch of salt

Give everything a good mix up – this is your tomato sauce

 

7 Tasty Two-Tomato Sauce With Wholewheat Penne

Add the drained penne and the baby leaf spinach to the tomato sauce with 100ml [150ml] of the starchy pasta water

Mix it all together and cook for 2-3 min or until the spinach is wilted and everything is coated in the sauce

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Serve the pasta and top with the torn mozzarella, chopped basil and toasted pine nuts

Finish with a grind of black pepper 

Enjoy!

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