A really simple meal that takes 15 minutes. Jars of antipasti are a great way to create a tasty pasta dish in no time. Artichokes work particularly well.
For 2 adults and a little one you will need:
- 250 g rigatoni (or penne) pasta
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 3 cloves of garlic sliced
- 100 g artichokes from a jar (drained of oil)
- zest of half a lemon
- 50 ml white wine
- 1 tbsp capers
- Grated parmesan, black pepper and basil to serve
Cook the rigatoni in boiling water. When it is almost cooked (after about 10 minutes) fry the garlic gently in a pan with the olive oil then almost immediately, add the artichokes.
Stir for a minute then add the lemon zest, wine and capers. Cook on a high heat for 1-2 mins until just heated through.
Drain the pasta and toss with the artichoke mixture. Serve topped with parmesan, freshly ground black pepper and a few basil leaves.
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