Pasta Dish Recipe


This is our favourite budget pasta dish to throw together when there's nothing left in the fridge!


375g dried lasagne sheets, broken

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

2 garlic cloves, crushed

1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes (optional)

1 lemon, rind finely grated, juiced

250g cherry tomatoes, halved

55g (1/3 cup) pitted kalamata olives, halved

400g cannellini beans, rinsed, drained

100g baby spinach

Shredded parmesan, to serve


Cook the lasagne pieces in a large saucepan of boiling water, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking, for 5 minutes or until al dente. Drain.

Meanwhile, combine the olive oil, garlic, chilli, if using, and lemon rind in a large, deep frying pan over medium heat. When the oil starts to sizzle, add the tomato. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4-5 minutes or until softened.

Add the olive, beans, spinach, lasagne pieces and lemon juice to the frying pan. Use tongs to toss to combine. Season. Divide among bowls and sprinkle with parmesan.