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Veg pappardelle with a poached egg


Serves 1


Ready in about 20 minutes

100g dried pappardelle pasta

50g frozen peas

230g pack mixed vegetables, halved lengthways

Low-calorie cooking spray

5 cherry tomatoes, halved

1 small garlic clove, crushed

3 tbsp vegetable stock

½ tsp dried all-purpose seasoning

2 tbsp plain quark

1 egg*

1 Cook the pasta according to the pack instructions, adding the peas and the mixed vegetables 4 minutes before the end of the cooking time. Drain, reserving a few tablespoons of the cooking liquid.

2 Meanwhile, spray a non-stick frying pan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a medium heat. Add the tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes, then add the garlic, stock and seasoning and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat, toss with the quark and pasta and season to taste.

3 Bring a small pan of water to the boil and stir briskly with a whisk. Break in the egg, then remove from the heat, cover and leave for 4 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon, place on the pasta and top with freshly ground black pepper to serve.

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Welcome to the May/June issue of Slimming World magazine – your complete guide to slimming success! Featuring amazing real-life transformations, new twists on the nation’s favourite recipes, and expert advice to keep your slimming campaign on track. 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s… this issue’s star slimmers span every decade. Discover how 28-year-old cover star Elena made weight loss work as a busy mum; meet Woman of the Year Hollie, 8st 6lbs lighter at 30; see how keen cyclist Karl lost nearly 8st at 50; then celebrate 10 years at target with Pauline, 67, and find out what she’s learned along the way. As one of the secrets of losing that lasts is falling in love with food, we asked readers to share their best-loved dishes, so we could make them even more delicious. We can’t wait for you to try them! Is a better love life high on your wish list, too? Then don’t miss our guide to firing up your libido: the best news is you don’t have to wait until you’ve reached your target weight to reignite passion between the sheets… Plus: a brilliant bank holiday menu plan; a clever commitment-boosting quiz, and 10 ways to get fit for free. Here’s to the exciting next chapter on your journey to slim