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Healthy Spinach and Walnut Pesto Pasta [Vegan]

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Who says pasta has to be boring? This amazing pasta dish has a bright green pop from the walnut and spinach pesto and a flash of vibrant red from the cherry tomato topping. Have fun with this one – but most importantly, enjoy!

Healthy Spinach and Walnut Pesto Pasta [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

High Carb Vegan Vegan




For the Pesto:

  • 2 packed cups of spinach
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder, plus more to taste

For the Pasta:

  • 8-ounces gluten-free fusilli pasta
  • 15 cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 small red onion, chopped


To Make the Pesto:

  1. Place everything in a food processor and blend until smooth.

To Make the Pasta:

  1. Cook pasta according to directions.
  2. Slice tomatoes and chop onions and fry in a skillet on medium heat. Add salt and pepper to taste, and cook for about 7-10 minutes.
  3. Pour pasta in a bowl, mix in pesto, top with sautéed tomatoes, and onions.





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