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Creamy Pork & Basil Pesto Fusilli

Creamy Pork & Basil Pesto Fusilli

with Garden Salad & Parmesan

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In this dish, we've teamed rich basil pesto with a silky cream-based sauce, then followed it up with tender pork mince for a meal that looks and smells every bit as good as it tastes.

Allergens:GlutenMilkTree Nuts

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Total Time25 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy
Serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Serving amount





1 packet


(ContainsGlutenMay be presentSoy, Egg)

1 packet

pork mince

½ bottle



1 sachet

garlic & herb seasoning

1 packet

basil pesto

(ContainsMilk, Tree Nuts)

1 bag

mixed salad leaves

1 packet

grated Parmesan cheese


1 pinch

chilli flakes

Not included in your delivery

olive oil

20 g



1 tsp

white wine vinegar

½ tsp


Nutrition Values/ per serving
Nutrition Valuesarrow down iconarrow down icon
/ per serving
Energy (kJ)0 kJ
Energy (kJ)4790 kJ
Fat67.9 g
of which saturates31.9 g
Carbohydrate82.2 g
of which sugars11.6 g
Dietary Fibre0 g
Protein47.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium803 mg
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Large Non-Stick Pan
Medium Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Bring a medium saucepan of salted water to the boil. Thinly slice the tomato and courgette into half-moons.


Add the fusilli to the boiling water and cook until ‘al dente’, 11 minutes. Drain the fusilli, then return to the saucepan with a drizzle of olive oil to prevent sticking. TIP: 'Al dente' pasta is cooked through but still slightly firm in the centre.


While the fusilli is cooking, heat a large frying pan over a high heat with a drizzle of olive oil. Add the pork mince and cook, breaking up with a spoon, until just browned, 4-5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a plate and set aside.


Return the frying pan to a medium-high heat with a drizzle of olive oil. Add the courgette and cook until softened, 4-5 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium, then add the longlife cream (see ingredients) and garlic & herb seasoning. Return the pork to the pan and cook, stirring occasionally, until slightly reduced, 3-4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from the heat, then add the butter, basil pesto and cooked fusilli. Stir until the butter is melted and well combined.


In a medium bowl, combine the white wine vinegar, honey and a drizzle of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Add the mixed salad leaves and tomato and toss to combine.


Divide the creamy pork and basil pesto fusilli between bowls. Garnish with the grated Parmesan cheese and a pinch of chilli flakes (if using). Serve with the garden salad.