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Turkey Pasta Salad With Ricotta

Turkey Pasta Salad with Ricotta

Ingredients (serves 4)

300g dried wholemeal penne pasta

200g green beans, trimmed, cut into 3cm lengths

1/2 cup no-added-fat semi-dried tomatoes, thinly sliced

150g sliced smoked turkey, chopped

Small fresh basil leaves, to serve

Ricotta pesto

1/2 cup reduced-fat ricotta cheese

2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves

2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives

1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 tablespoon lemon juice

Method

Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling, adding beans for last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain. Refresh under cold water.

Make pesto by combining ricotta, basil, chives, lemon rind, garlic and lemon juice in a bowl. Stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons hot water until mixture is slightly thinner, adding more water if necessary.

Add ricotta pesto to pasta and beans. Add tomato and turkey. Toss to combine. Season with pepper. Serve with basil.

Enjoy your day!

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