4.75 from 20 votes

Green Goddess Pasta

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Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Makes: 5
mains, meal prep

Green Goddess Pasta

4.75 from 20 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
mains, meal prep
Servings: 5


  • 2 courgettes, diced/ chopped into small cubes (£0.80)
  • 1 head of Chinese leaf cabbage, finely chopped (£1.20)
  • 400 g Ditali pasta (£0.85)
  • Fresh basil (£0.55)
  • 125 g (75g for dressing)+ extra to serve salted cashews (£0.73)
  • 180 g baby leaf spinach (£0.90)

Cupboard Essentials

  • 1 tsp onion granules
  • 1 tsp garlic granules
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  • Start by adding the extra virgin olive oil to a non-stick frying pan on a medium heat. Season with a generous amount of salt and pepper and fry the the cabbage and courgette for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, add the Ditali to a pan of salted boiling water and set your timer according to the packet instructions, minus one minute.
  • Add the basil (including stems), 200ml pasta water, onion granules, garlic granules, 2 handfuls of spinach, 75g cashews and in a food processor blend until smooth.
  • Reserving a mug of pasta water, drain the Ditali and add into the pan with the cabbage/courgette. Also add the remaining spinach. Stir to combine.
  • Add the green goddess sauce and mix to incorporate, loosening with pasta water whilst cooking on a low heat. Top each serving with any spare fresh basil and the remaining cashews.


Servings: 5 servings
Fat: 20g
Calories: 518kcal
Carbohydrates: 67g
Protein: 17g

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