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Artichoke Pasta

Super simple Artichoke Pasta made with marinated artichokes, lemon, garlic and parmesan. This pasta recipe is ready in just 10 minutes and with a "no-cook" pasta sauce all you need to do is boil the pasta and it's ready. Another great, quick weeknight dinner!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 479kcal
Author: Emily Kemp


  • 15 oz pasta (long or short) (400g)
  • 1 heaped cup marinated artichoke hearts in oil (280g)
  • ½ cup freshly grated parmesan (50g) plus extra for serving
  • 1 clove garlic peeled
  • ½ juice lemon
  • 1 cup frozen peas (100g)
  • 4-5 torn fresh basil leaves for serving (optional)


  • Add the artichokes (reserve the oil), parmesan, garlic clove and lemon juice to a bowl.
  • Blitz to a smooth paste using an immersion blender adding a little reserved oil as needed. You can also use a food processor, Set aside.
  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and add the pasta. When the pasta is almost done (about 1 minute away from al dente) add the peas and boil for another 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  • Reserve one cup of pasta water then drain. Add the pasta and peas back to the pot and add the artichoke mixture.
  • Add a splash of reserved pasta water (around 1-2 tbsp) and toss the pasta to coat it evenly in the sauce. Add just enough water to loosen the sauce (you won't need it all).
  • Serve with basil and more parmesan if desired.


Calories: 479kcal | Carbohydrates: 85g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 200mg | Potassium: 341mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 438IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 170mg | Iron: 2mg