Creamy One-Pot Pasta

SERVES:3-4  
PREPARATION TIME:5min 
COOKING TIME:12 min
STANDING TIME:2min
LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY:Easy 
COST:Low 

INGREDIENTS 

  • 350g spiral/fusilli pasta  
  • 4 cups water 
  • 1 cup cream 
  • 1 stock cube (chicken or vegetable) 
  • 1 large clove garlic, crushed or 1 heaped teaspoon garlic paste 
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed, cut in half or 1 bunch baby broccoli, trimmed, cut into shorter lengths 
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • Grated parmesan, to serve 

 

Optional extras: Finely grated zest and a squeeze of lemon juice, a handful of baby spinach or chopped parsley

 

 

METHOD 

  1. Combine pasta, water, cream, stock cube and garlic in Chef Series II 4.1L Casserole Dish. Bring to the boil. Cook on a gentle boil for 8 minutes, or until pasta becomes tender and liquid has reduced. 
  2. Add asparagus and peas, simmer extra 2-3 minutes, or until tender and liquid has reduced to a coating sauce. Season with salt and pepper and serve with parmesan and optional lemon.