Super-Fast Spinach Pasta with Rocket and Tomatoes


The weather here in Stoke-on-Trent is glorious today and I’ve got the perfect lunch for such great weather! This is a really quick, simple and satisfying meal that is ideal for al fresco dining. Picture this; you are sitting on your porch, lawn or patio, tucking into a delicious bowl of pasta, olives and tomatoes, watching the kids run around the garden. Sold? Me too!

I’m not feeling too chatty today as this lovely weather is bringing on a migraine, but do enjoy the recipe and hopefully I’ll be back on form by Friday!

Check out this and other amazing recipes at Healthy Vegan Fridays and Fiesta Friday.

Healthy Vegan Fridays at Rock My Vegan Socks

Spinach Pasta with Rocket and Tomatoes

Serves 4


350g spinach pasta

70g rocket

220g fresh ripe vine tomatoes, quartered

15 each black and green olives, sliced

10-15 sundried tomatoes, sliced

1 tsp capers, chopped

For the dressing: 1.5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

½ tbsp balsamic vinegar

1 tbsp lemon juice

Pinch dried chilli flakes

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

Sea salt and black pepper to taste

  1. Bring a large pot of water to the boil. Season with salt and add the pasta. Cook according to package instructions, then drain and return to pan.
  2. To make the dressing, mix together all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl or jug. Add to the pasta along with all the remaining ingredients and toss to mix well. Serve immediately.

3 responses to “Super-Fast Spinach Pasta with Rocket and Tomatoes

  1. This looks great Sarah! I can totally picture myself sitting outside on my deck grazing on this pasta while my kids occupy themselves in the backyard…sounds like a done deal!

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  2. This pasta dish sounds so delicious! With the summer heat, I’m loving the lighter meals. It sounds like a perfect way to enjoy some patio time.
    Thanks so much for sharing this at Healthy Vegan Fridays! I am pinning this awesome recipe =)

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    • Thanks for your comment! Our garden has just been renovated as it was in a terrible state when we moved in. I just can’t wait to be relaxing outside with food and friends!


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