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Kids Pesto Monster Noodles

Kids Pesto Monster Noodles

Serves 2 | with Bocconcini

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Thanks to flavourful pesto and tender zucchini, spooky green pasta is on today's lunch menu! Have fun creating these monster noodle plates with the kids by making eyes out of bocconcini and olives!


Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time21 minutes
Cooking difficultyMedium

serving 2 people

Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon

serving 2 people

170 g



½ cup

Basil Pesto


100 g

Bocconcini Cheese


30 g

Mixed Olives


200 g


Not included in your delivery

0.06 tsp


0.06 tsp


2 tsp

Unsalted Butter*

Nutrition Values
Nutrition Valuesarrow down iconarrow down icon
per serving
per 100g
Calories650 kcal
Fat32 g
Saturated Fat12 g
Carbohydrate71 g
Sugar5 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Protein24 g
Cholesterol38 mg
Sodium660 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Large Pot
Measuring Cups
Paper Towel
Medium Non-Stick Pan
Measuring Spoons
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Before starting, add 10 cups water and 2 tsp salt to a large pot. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Wash and dry all produce. Add spaghetti to the boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 10-12 min. Reserve 1/4 cup pasta water, then drain and return noodles to the same pot, off heat.


Meanwhile, drain, then slice olives into 1/4-inch rounds. Finely grate zucchini. Drain, then pat bocconcini dry with paper towels.


Heat a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 2 tsp butter, then zucchini. Cook, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is tender and has released some of its liquid, 3-4 min. Add pesto and reserved pasta water. Season with salt and pepper, then stir until combined and sauce is warmed through. Add sauce to the pot with noodles (from step 1), then toss to combine.


Divide noodles between plates. Create ‘eyes’ for your monsters by arranging 2 bocconcini side by side on each plate of noodles. Finish the ‘eyes’ by placing 1 olive slice in the middle of each bocconcini, pressing down to adhere. Sprinkle remaining olives over pasta, if desired.