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Spinach Pesto Mushroom Pasta

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For a healthier twist on the classic recipe, we made this vegan creamy pesto with walnuts and nutritional yeast.

Each pasta bowl provides a balanced meal, packed with fibres, healthy fats, and plant-based proteins.

Health

Time

25m

Cost

Nutrients

516 kcal

Carbs 63 grams

Sugars 5 grams

Total Fats 21 grams

Saturates 2 grams

Fibers 6 grams

Proteins 18 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
  • Gluten

Servings

4

Step 1

Cook the mushrooms with half a tablespoon of oil, parsley, and pepper for 8 minutes.

Ingredients List

Extra Virgin Olive Oil2.5tbsp
Mushrooms (Shiitake)320g
Black Pepperto taste
Chopped Parsely4tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Fortified Nutritional Yeast (optional)2tbsp
Spinach80g
Lemon Juice2tbsp
Walnuts80g
Rigatoni Pasta300g
Step 2

In a food processor, blitz the remaining oil, crushed garlic, nutritional yeast, spinach, lemon juice, and walnuts into a creamy pesto.

Ingredients List

Extra Virgin Olive Oil2.5tbsp
Mushrooms (Shiitake)320g
Black Pepperto taste
Chopped Parsely4tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Fortified Nutritional Yeast (optional)2tbsp
Spinach80g
Lemon Juice2tbsp
Walnuts80g
Rigatoni Pasta300g
Step 3

Cook the pasta according to packet instructions, and drain it. Save some cooking water for the sauce.

Ingredients List

Extra Virgin Olive Oil2.5tbsp
Mushrooms (Shiitake)320g
Black Pepperto taste
Chopped Parsely4tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Fortified Nutritional Yeast (optional)2tbsp
Spinach80g
Lemon Juice2tbsp
Walnuts80g
Rigatoni Pasta300g
Step 4Part 1

Once the mushrooms are cooked, remove the pan from the heat and add the pesto.

Ingredients List

Extra Virgin Olive Oil2.5tbsp
Mushrooms (Shiitake)320g
Black Pepperto taste
Chopped Parsely4tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Fortified Nutritional Yeast (optional)2tbsp
Spinach80g
Lemon Juice2tbsp
Walnuts80g
Rigatoni Pasta300g
Step 4Part 2

Then, add the pasta and some of the cooking water. Stir until well coated.

Ingredients List

Extra Virgin Olive Oil2.5tbsp
Mushrooms (Shiitake)320g
Black Pepperto taste
Chopped Parsely4tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Fortified Nutritional Yeast (optional)2tbsp
Spinach80g
Lemon Juice2tbsp
Walnuts80g
Rigatoni Pasta300g

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