Quick pesto pasta with lamb

Quick pesto pasta with lamb
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Takes 30 minutes to make

Our quick lamb pasta recipe makes a moreish midweek meal in under 30 minutes

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
667kcals
Fat
41.8g (7.9g saturated)
Protein
32.5g
Carbohydrates
42.5g (9.6g sugars)
Salt
0.3g
Calories
667kcals
Fat
41.8g (7.9g saturated)
Protein
32.5g
Carbohydrates
42.5g (9.6g sugars)
Salt
0.3g

Ingredients

  • 500g pack lamb mince
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 red peppers, deseeded and diced
  • 190g jar red pesto
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 150g dried pasta shapes

Method

  1. Heat a deep, wide frying pan. Add the mince, onion and garlic and fry for 5 minutes. Stir in the peppers, pesto and tomatoes and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the packet instructions. Mix into the meat sauce.

delicious. tips

  1. If you want to cook ahead and freeze this dish then cool, cover and freeze in a freezer-proof container for up to 3 months. Defrost at room temperature. Tip into a saucepan, add a splash of water and reheat for 5-10 minutes until piping hot.

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