Pesto, green bean and bacon rigatoni

Pesto, green bean and bacon rigatoni

This is a great quick weeknight dinner, very tasty and little effort

time

5 mins

pan

12 mins

fire

545 kcal

time

5 mins

pan

12 min

fire

545 kcal

Pesto, green bean and bacon rigatoni

SERVES

2

DIFFICULTY

super-EASY

SERVES

2

Difficulty

Super-easy

It’s easy to make your own pesto if you wish (recipe here https://www.theslimmingfoodie.com/homemade-pesto/) but shop bought pesto tends to be relatively low syn if you don’t have the time. This is a great quick throw-together dish, but tastes lovely.

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Pesto, green bean and bacon rigatoni

Servings: 2
This is a great quick weeknight dinner, very tasty and little effort
Syns: 2 per portion
Print Recipe
5 mins
12 mins

Ingredients

  • 200 g rigatoni
  • 1 tbsp green pesto
  • handful green beans ends taken off and cut in half
  • handful peeled broad beans
  • 2 rashers bacon fat removed and finely chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 red chilli finely chopped

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta according to packet instuctions
  • in the meantime, fry the bacon pieces until crispy
  • simmer the prepared beans for 3-4 minutes
  • When the pasta's cooked, stir in the pesto, bacon and beans and season to taste
  • Serve garnished with the chilli

Notes

Fresh peas are also lovely in this
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