Thermomix creamy courgette farfalle pasta

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Thermomix creamy courgette farfalle pasta

This pasta recipe is not only super quick and easy, it’s also completely delicious and healthy too.

So to compensate for all that goodness, sometimes I serve it with fish fingers or chicken nuggets!!

On a budget? This recipe will set you back approximately 75p per person… yep, you’ve read that right, less than a pound per person.


Serves 4

Active time: 10 minutes – Total time: 30 minutes – Cost: £2.42

Ingredients:

  • 30g parmesan cheese – £0.43
  • 1 garlic cloves – £0.05
  • 2 shallots – £0.20
  • 20g olive oil – £0.20
  • 1 courgette (c. 300g) – £0.20
  • 400g farfalle pasta – £0.60
  • 100g milk – £0.04
  • 15 leaves fresh basil – £0.70

Let’s go…

  1. Add the parmesan cheese to the mixing bowl grate 10 seconds / speed 10. Set aside.
  2. Add 1 garlic clove and 2 shallots to mixing bowl and chop 3 seconds / speed 5. Scrape down the sides
  3. Add a gulp of olive oil. Saute 5 minutes / 100C / speed 1.
  4. Add 300g courgette, sliced or cubed and salt & pepper. Cook for 10 minutes / 100C / speed 0.5
  5. in the meantime, cook 400g farfalle pasta on the hob as per packet instruction.
  6. Add 100ml milk to the mixing bowl. Cook 8 minutes / 100C / speed 1.
  7. Add 15 leaves fresh basil to the mixing bowl and the parmesan cheese. Mix 20 seconds / speed 8.
  8. Drain pasta and add the creamed courgettes. Mix well.

You can also add bacon lardons, chilli, mix in gorgonzola cheese, fresh mint, peas etc. It’s a very lovely basic recipe that can be adapted to so many tastebuds!

Delicious. Bon appetit x


 

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