Monday, 9 September 2013

Winner Dinner!

You know when you spend all day thinking about a particular meal and how you can make it perfect and then when you eat it it's just heavenly? That happened to me today.

I got 4 more tomatoes from my plants in the garden yesterday and was wondering how to do them justice; simultaneously we got a big delivery from Sainsbury's including Meridian Vegan Pesto. I also had a little of the Vegusto melty cheese left and all three combined to make a real winner.

Before I forget, UK readers may or may not be aware that the Sainsbury's website now has the filter 'suitable for vegans'. This was definitely useful for some searches (breakfast cereal anyone?!) but I did notice there were items that I know are vegan which did not appear under the filter. The website has only just changed so hopefully over time it will become more accurate.

Back to the delicious dinner,
I couldn't even joke about calling this a recipe but here's what I did to create my yummys.
1. Cook spaghetti in boiling water - add olive oil at boyfriends request
2. When spaghetti has 2 mins cooking time left add tomatoes, quartered.
3. When spaghetti is cooked, drain and stir through half the jar of pesto.
4. Sprinkle tiny chunks of cheese over pasta.
How cool is this 'Pasta Pig'?!
Another  part of the Sainsbury's delivery was kale. I don't think I've ever eaten kale before... Suggestions for it's uses very welcome, will attempt a green smoothie tonight, fingers crossed!


  1. Yum, I love this kind of pasta dish.

  2. Kale is YUM - you'll like it :)

  3. Pasta Pig; how cute! :D
    Kale is awesomely delicious; I mostly include it in pasta dishes, but I've also added it to mashed potatoes, yum!