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
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 414
  • fat 11g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 68g
  • sugars 13g
  • fibre 9g
  • protein 15g
  • salt 0.4g


  • 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


  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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