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Cherry tomato and pesto spaghetti

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Step up your pasta game with our Cherry tomato and pesto spaghetti recipe. Loaded with prosciutto and fresh parmesan, this dish will be a firm family favourite. It’s an easy weeknight dinner option that's ready in 15 minutes.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time10 minutes
  • Prep time5 minutes


  • 375g spaghetti
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 6 prosciutto slices
  • 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 120g pkt Coles Australian Baby Spinach, coarsely shredded
  • 150g basil pesto
  • Shaved parmesan, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water following packet directions or until al dente. Drain, reserving ¾ cup (185ml) cooking liquid.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Cook the prosciutto, turning, for 2 mins or until crisp. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Step 3

    Add tomato to the pan and cook, stirring, for 3 mins or until tomato begins to soften and split. Add the spinach and cook for 1 min or until spinach just wilts. Add the spaghetti, reserved cooking liquid and pesto. Toss to combine.
  4. Step 4

    Break the prosciutto into large shards. Add to the pasta and toss to combine. Divide among serving plates. Top with parmesan.