Genoese-Style Penne 

  • Preparation 15 MIN
    Cooking 35 MIN
  • Servings 4



  1. In a pot of salted boiling water, cook the pasta until al dente. Drain and lightly oil. Set aside. Keep 250 ml (1 cup) of the cooking water.
  2. In a small saucepan of salted boiling water, blanch the beans for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Place in ice water to set their colour. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large non-stick skillet, brown the potatoes in the oil. Season with salt and pepper. Add the garlic, beans, and cook for 2 minutes. Add the pasta, pesto and reserved cooking water. Toss to combine and cook until the cooking water has been absorbed. Adjust the seasoning. Serve and sprinkle with Parmesan.

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Nutrition Facts

For 1 serving

Content % Daily Value
Calories 600  
Total Fat 18 g  
Saturated Fat 4 g  
Sodium (salt) 365 mg  
Carbohydrates 90 g  
Fibre 6 g  
Protein 20 g