Spinach and artichoke pasta salad

Spinach and artichoke pasta salad

This pasta dish is based on the classic spinach and artichoke dip, and is very quick to put together using jarred artichokes and a punchy pesto made with spinach.
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  1. Step 1

    Cook the pasta in boiling salted water until al dente
  2. Step 2

    Wash the spinach but don’t dry it too much. Transfer to a pan over low heat and cover with a lid. Cook for a minute or two, until the spinach has wilted. Allow the spinach to cool a little, then squeeze out as much water as possible
  3. Step 3

    Combine the spinach and all the remaining pesto ingredients in a small blender with a pinch of salt and pepper and whizz to combine
  4. Step 4

    Once the pasta is cooked, drain well and mix with the spinach pesto, topping with the artichokes
  5. Step 5

    Top with extra lemon zest and chilli flakes