Penne with fresh herbs and greens

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Why not add your favourite seasonal produce, or a touch of chilli for extra kick
Preparation time5 minutes
Cooking time20 minutes
Serves4 - 6


340g penne pasta

2 Tbs olive oil

150g broccoli florets

1 bunch choy sum, cut into 4cm lengths

200g beans, cut into 4cm lengths

½ cup basil

½ cup coriander

1 garlic clove, crushed

30g parmesan cheese, grated

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

1 Tbs white wine vinegar

2 Tbs pine nuts, toasted


1. Following packet directions cook pasta until al dente. Drain and set aside. 

2. Pre-heat frypan, add olive oil and cook all the vegetables for 5 mins.

3. Add basil, coriander, parmesan, garlic and pine nuts into a blender and blend into a paste. Slowly add oil and vinegar until combined. Pour over vegetables adding the pasta and cook for 5 minutes.

4. Serve with wholegrain toasted bread.