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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:10 mins
  • Cook:12 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

A family spaghetti supper tailored for kids who don’t like mince – packed with vegetables and flavoured with pesto

Nutrient Unit
kcal 694
fat 31g
saturates 7g
carbs 81g
sugars 11g
fibre 7g
protein 24g
salt 2.1g


  • 400g spaghetti
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 large carrots , finely diced
  • 3 celery sticks, finely diced
  • 200g pack smoked bacon lardon
  • 190g jar sundried tomato pesto
  • 8-12 basil leaves , shredded (optional)
Real tomato soup


  • STEP 1

Boil the spaghetti following pack instructions. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a non-stick pan. Add the carrots, celery and bacon, and stir well. Cover the pan and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 mins until the veg has softened.

  • STEP 2

Tip in the pesto, warm through, then stir through the drained spaghetti with the basil, if using.

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