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Mushroom Tahini Pasta

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This easy one-pot pasta recipe is prepared with Shiitake mushrooms, walnuts, and a creamy tahini sauce.

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This vegan dish is a tasty yet nutritionally balanced meal that bursts with fibres, healthy fats, and plant-based proteins.

Health

Time

20m

Cost

Nutrients

483 kcal

Carbs 50 grams

Sugars 4 grams

Total Fats 23 grams

Saturates 3 grams

Fibers 10 grams

Proteins 16 grams

Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

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Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 50% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Between 50% and 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
More than 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
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Good for Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian

Contains Allergens

  • Nuts
  • Sesame
  • Gluten

Servings

4

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Step 1

Toast the walnuts in a dry skillet or roast them in the oven at 160°C (320°F) for 10 minutes until fragrant. Meanwhile, chop the mushrooms.

Ingredients List

Walnuts40g
Shiitake Mushrooms320g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Oregano1tbsp
Cloves1pinch
Cinnamon1pinch
Chillies1tsp
Wholewheat Fusilli280g
Tahini4tbsp
Fresh Parsleyto taste
Step 2

Sizzle the oil with garlic, oregano, cinnamon, and clove. Then add the mushrooms, season with salt and pepper, and cook for 10 minutes.

Ingredients List

Walnuts40g
Shiitake Mushrooms320g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Oregano1tbsp
Cloves1pinch
Cinnamon1pinch
Chillies1tsp
Wholewheat Fusilli280g
Tahini4tbsp
Fresh Parsleyto taste
Step 3

Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to packet instruction. Then drain it, saving half a glass of cooking water for the tahini sauce.

Ingredients List

Walnuts40g
Shiitake Mushrooms320g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Oregano1tbsp
Cloves1pinch
Cinnamon1pinch
Chillies1tsp
Wholewheat Fusilli280g
Tahini4tbsp
Fresh Parsleyto taste
Step 4Part 1

Add tahini, parsley, water, and cooked pasta to the mushrooms and stir well.

Ingredients List

Walnuts40g
Shiitake Mushrooms320g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Oregano1tbsp
Cloves1pinch
Cinnamon1pinch
Chillies1tsp
Wholewheat Fusilli280g
Tahini4tbsp
Fresh Parsleyto taste
Step 4Part 2

Divide the pasta among serving bowls and top with roasted walnuts, chili flakes, and fresh parsley.

Ingredients List

Walnuts40g
Shiitake Mushrooms320g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Oregano1tbsp
Cloves1pinch
Cinnamon1pinch
Chillies1tsp
Wholewheat Fusilli280g
Tahini4tbsp
Fresh Parsleyto taste

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