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Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Spinach Walnut Pesto
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10 INGREDIENTS • 5 STEPS • 45MINS

Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Spinach Walnut Pesto

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A healthy and very, very, VERY tasty pasta with a spinach and walnut pesto.
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The Fit Mediterranean
Hi, I'm Dani! I share my family’s culinary traditions with you and some healthy treats too!
https://www.thefitmediterranean.com/
A healthy and very, very, VERY tasty pasta with a spinach and walnut pesto.
45MINS
Total Time
$1.53
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
2
US / Metric
Whole Wheat Spaghetti
6.5 oz
Whole Wheat Spaghetti
Walnut
1/2 cup
Walnut
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 cup
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
Garlic
1 clove
Lemon
1/8
Lemon, zested
1 tsp juice per 2 servings
Fresh Baby Spinach
2 cups
Fresh Baby Spinach
Fresh Baby Spinach
to taste
Fresh Baby Spinach
Fresh Basil
1/4 cup
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
to taste
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
595
Fat
49.4 g
Protein
10.9 g
Carbs
34.6 g
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step 1
Wash the Fresh Baby Spinach (2 cups) then place the Walnut (1/2 cup), Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (1/4 cup), Garlic (1 clove), Coarse Salt (1 tsp), zest from Lemon (1/8), Fresh Basil (1/4 cup) and Freshly Ground Black Pepper (to taste) into a deep glass, then blend until creamy.
step 1 Wash the Fresh Baby Spinach (2 cups) then place the Walnut (1/2 cup), Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (1/4 cup), Garlic (1 clove), Coarse Salt (1 tsp), zest from Lemon (1/8), Fresh Basil (1/4 cup) and Freshly Ground Black Pepper (to taste) into a deep glass, then blend until creamy.
step 2
Bring a pot of water to a boil, add Whole Wheat Spaghetti (6.5 oz), and cook based on package instructions. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup of cooking liquid.
step 2 Bring a pot of water to a boil, add Whole Wheat Spaghetti (6.5 oz), and cook based on package instructions. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup of cooking liquid.
step 3
Toss spaghetti with pesto to mixture. Add reserved cooking liquid, and mix until pasta is well coated.
step 3 Toss spaghetti with pesto to mixture. Add reserved cooking liquid, and mix until pasta is well coated.
step 4
Fold in baby Fresh Baby Spinach (to taste).
step 4 Fold in baby Fresh Baby Spinach (to taste).
step 5
Divide into bowls and serve.
step 5 Divide into bowls and serve.
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Dairy-Free
Budget-Friendly
Lunch
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Vegan
Vegetarian
Pasta
Italian
Spring
Summer
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