Gluten Free

Gluten-free pasta with chilli, lemon and kale pesto

How's this for a 30 minute meal? This gluten-free recipe sees pasta and homemade kale pesto combine to create a fresh weeknight meal that manages to pack in plenty of greens. Serve with lashings of parmesan and enjoy!
Gluten-free pasta with chilli, lemon and kale pesto
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Ingredients

Gluten-free pasta
Kale pesto

Method

1.In a large saucepan of boiling, salted water, cook pasta following packet instructions. Drain, reserving ¼ cup cooking liquid.
2.For the kale pesto: In a processor, pulse all ingredients until finely chopped. Season.
3.In a small frying pan, heat oil on medium. Fry torn bread for 2 minutes until lightly golden. Transfer to a plate lined with a paper towel.
4.Return pasta to saucepan with reserved cooking water. Stir in kale pesto, lemon juice and kale. Season to taste. Serve pasta topped with croutons, chilli flakes and extra parmesan, if desired.
  • This is a great recipe to use up any leftover leafy greens and herbs. For the pesto, try substituting rocket or baby spinach for the kale, and basil or mint for the parsley.
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