Creamy Avocado, Walnut & Spelt Rigatoni

Get your fix of good, filling food with this creamy pasta dish

  • Serves: 4
cal 836
Creamy Avocado, Walnut & Spelt Rigatoni
  • 300g wholegrain spelt rigatoni or your pasta of choice
  • salt
  • olive oil
  • 3 avocados, stoned and peeled
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • drizzle of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
  • 200g walnuts
  • ½ leek, the white part, trimmed and sliced in thin rounds
  • 2 handfuls of parsley, chopped

Nutrition: per serving

  • cal836
  • fat59.2g
  • sat fat8.8g
  • carbs52.5g
  • sugar5.6g
  • protein19.7g
  • salt0.3g

Ingredients

  • 300g wholegrain spelt rigatoni or your pasta of choice
  • salt
  • olive oil
  • 3 avocados, stoned and peeled
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • drizzle of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
  • 200g walnuts
  • ½ leek, the white part, trimmed and sliced in thin rounds
  • 2 handfuls of parsley, chopped
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Method
  • Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions, then drain and set aside.
  • Place the avocado in a mixer and blend with the garlic, a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice. Taste and adjust with salt and pepper. Serve with rigatoni and top with walnuts, leeks and parsley.

Nuts contain minerals such as zinc, manganese and magnesium which are important for our mental health. Specifically, walnuts replenish B vitamins which help us maintain a good mood.

Recipe taken from Bowls of Goodness: Vibrant Vegetarian Recipes Full of Nourishment by Nina Olsson

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Recipe taken from:

Bowls of Goodness: Vibrant Vegetarian Recipes Full of Nourishment by Nina Olsson

Nutrition: per serving

  • cal836
  • fat59.2g
  • sat fat8.8g
  • carbs52.5g
  • sugar5.6g
  • protein19.7g
  • salt0.3g

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