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-Under 250 Calories

Warm Gemelli with Cherry Tomato, Asparagus & Artichoke

Artichokes can often be overlooked but they are a delicious vegetable and diet helpful too, here they are combined with cherry tomatoes, yet can go with lots of other ingredients, experiment with them, see what you like.

Ingredients: Serves two

  • 250g fresh gemelli pasta
  • 350g asparagus, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable or olive oil
  • Pinch of ground black pepper
  • 125g rocket
  • 75g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 200g artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and quartered


Cook the pasta according to packet instructions. During the last 2 minutes of cooking time, add the asparagus to the pan and cook until tender then drain.

Whilst the pasta is cooking combine vinegars, oil and pepper in a large bowl, stirring vigorously with a whisk.

Finally add the cooked pasta mixture, rocket, tomatoes and artichokes and toss with the vinegar mix.  Serve straight away, fantastic with a mixed side salad.


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