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Walnut and mushroom pasta

Eating walnuts regularly offers plenty of health benefits. Instead of munching on a dry handful, why not make this walnut and mushroom pasta for dinner?

Serves 2

Prep Time 10min

Cooking Time 15min

Ingredients

  • 120g rigatoni or penne
  • 1tsp olive oil
  • 200g mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 25g walnuts, chopped
  • 13g basil, chopped
  • 150g spinach
  • 1–2tsp dijon mustard, to taste
  • 80ml single soya cream alternative

Method

  1. Cook the pasta according to the pack instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan, then add the mushrooms and fry for 3 min, stirring. Add the red onion and cook for a further 3 min. Stir in the garlic and walnuts, season with lots of black pepper and cook for a further 2 min.
  3. Add the basil, spinach, mustard and soya cream alternative, then simmer gently for a few min until the spinach has wilted. Drain the pasta, reserving some cooking water. Stir the pasta into the veg with enough of the reserved water to make a light sauce.

Nutrition per serving

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534 17g 27g 11g 6.4g 8.9g 1g 227mg 51g 4.1mg

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