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Mock Parmesan pasta

Mock Parmesan pasta

Ingredients 13
Servings 4
Time 30 minutes


  • 500
  • 1
    ciabatta roll, broken into chunks
  • 15
  • 30
    olive oil
  • 4
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • Handful of fresh parsley, chopped
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 2,5
    dried chilli flakes (optional)
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Generous glug of olive oil
  • Handful of fresh rocket
  • Lemon wedges



1 Bring a large pot with salted water to the boil and cook the spaghetti until just done and still firm.

Drain and set aside.

2 Put the ciabatta chunks in the bowl of a food processor and pulse to form crumbs.

3 Heat the butter and oil in a pan and add the breadcrumbs.

Stir-fry for a minute, then add the garlic and stir-fry until the crumbs are golden brown and the garlic is fragrant.

4 Remove the pan from the stove and mix in the parsley, lemon zest and chilli flakes (if using).

Season with salt and pepper.

5 TO FINISH Transfer the spaghetti to a serving bowl and sprinkle ¾ of the crumbs over.

Season with the lemon juice and add the olive oil.

Mix well.

Sprinkle the rest of the crumbs over and serve with rocket and lemon wedges.




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