Monster Pasta

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4 Serves

Monster Pasta #pieceofpearce, our go to simple meal for the kids (and us big kids) and an easy way to sneak some greens into them too! You keen to give this one a go?

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  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 15 minutes
  • Serves: 4 Serves


  • 1 bunch Broccolini
  • 50 g Butter
  • 50 g Parmesan , + extra for topping
  • 1 Lemon
  • Pepper
  • Salt
  • 300 g Uncooked pasta (approx), (we used rigatoni)


  • 1)

    Pop broccolini into pot of boiling water, make sure it’s submerged and pop lid on. Blanch for approx 3 mins.

  • 2)

    Pop 50g of butter, 50g of Parmesan, zest of 1 lemon, a crack of pepper and blanched broccolini into a blender. Blend into purée.

  • 3)

    Add a pinch of salt into boiled water that broccolini was in and cook pasta as per packet instruction.

  • 4)

    Once pasta is cooked strain off water, add sauce in and mix through.

  • 5)

    Serve into bowls and top with grated Parmesan.

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