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Cheese and spinach pasta salad

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
Dietary Vegetarian
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Toast the pine nuts in a dry, non-stick frying pan over a moderate heat until golden-brown. Leave to cool.

  2. In a bowl, mix the pine nuts, spinach, cheddar cheese and pasta together.

  3. In another small bowl, whisk the olive oil and white wine vinegar together and drizzle over the salad, mixing to combine.

  4. To serve, place the salad onto a serving plate.


  • 55g/2oz pine nuts
  • 150g/5½oz spinach, washed and drained
  • 85g/3oz cheddar cheese, grated
  • 100g/3½oz cooked pasta
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp white wine vinegar

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