Artichoke, lemon and parmesan pasta

Artichoke, lemon and parmesan pasta

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 20 minutes 20 minutes

Serves: 4


350g essential Waitrose spaghetti
2 tbsp essential Waitrose olive oil
390g can essential artichoke hearts in water, drained and quartered
2 garlic cloves, crushed
5 tbsp creamy soft cheese
1 lemon, zest and juice
1 x ½ x 25g pack basil, leaves sliced
4 tbsp grated parmigiano reggiano


1. Cook the spaghetti according to pack instructions and drain, reserving 100ml of the cooking water.

2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Stir in the artichokes and cook for 3 minutes to heat through, then stir in the garlic and cook for another minute. Add the soft cheese, lemon zest and juice, basil and reserved cooking water.

3. Cook for 5 minutes until creamy. Toss in the cooked spaghetti and parmesan, season and mix together well. Serve with a little extra grated cheese, if liked.