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Quick Leftover Pork Pesto Pasta

Leftover pork combined with cherry tomatoes, celery, red pesto and pasta - the perfect quick midweek meal your family will love!
Course Main
Cuisine Italian
Keyword leftover pork, Pasta, quick
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Camilla Hawkins


  • 350 g Fusilli or any pasta shapes
  • 2 tbsp Rapeseed oil
  • 250 g Leftover roast pork diced (or however much you have)
  • 2 Celery sticks sliced
  • 20 Cherry tomatoes halved
  • 190 g jar Red Pesto
  • Parmesan shavings to garnish


  • Cook the pasta according to their instructions.
  • Meanwhile heat 1tbsp of oil in a wok (or similar) and fry the pork on a medium heat for a couple of minutes.
  • Add another tbsp of oil plus the celery and tomatoes and continue cooking and stirring for about 8 minutes until everything cooked through.
  • Drain the pasta and add to the wok along with the pesto and mix all the ingredients together thoroughly whilst still on the heat.
  • Serve garnished with Parmesan shavings and a mixed salad.