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  • Serves 4; calories per portion: 1029

  • Ingredients

  • 20 large pasta shells
    2lb/900g fresh spinach, washed, trimmed and chopped
    llb/450g ricotta cheese
    salt and ground black pepper
    teasp freshly grated nutmeg
    teasp ground mixed spice
    150ml olive oil
    2 tbsp lemon juice
    2 tbsp tomato puree
    fresh basil to garnish

  • Method

  • Cook the pasta shells in a pan of lightly salted boiling water for 8-10 mins.
    Meanwhile, place spinach in A saucepan with 1 tbsp water. Cook over a low heat for 6-8 mins. Drain and put in a bowl.
    Stir in the ricotta cheese and spice. Season. Drain the pasta and fill with the spinach mixture, then place on a serving plate.
    Mix together remaining ingredients, then season. Drizzie dressing over pasta, garnish with basil and serve.