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Spaghetti with spinach & walnut pesto

Get the feel-good factor with this superhealthy spaghetti dish and try a new variation of classic pesto

  • Prep: 15 mins
    Cook: 15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
  • Easy
  • Calories 414
  • Carbohydrates 68
  • Saturated Fat 1
  • Sugar 13
  • Protein 15
  • Fat 11
  • Fibre 9
  • Salt 0.4

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 414
  • Carbohydrates 68
  • Saturated Fat 1
  • Sugar 13
  • Protein 15
  • Fat 11
  • Fibre 9
  • Salt 0.4

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 50g walnuts, roughly chopped
  • small bunch mint, roughly chopped
  • small punch parsley, roughly chopped
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 350g wholeweat spaghetti
  • 50g raisins
  • 100g bag baby spinach leaves

Method

  1. Whizz the garlic, walnuts, herbs, lemon zest and juice with some seasoning in a food processor until finely chopped.

  2. Cook the spaghetti following pack instructions, then drain reserving a little of the cooking water. Return to the pan and stir in the pesto, raisins and spinach with a splash of cooking water. Serve with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, if you like.

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