Whip up a comforting and nourishing pot of pasta with a creamy and perfectly seasoned sauce. After a long day, this is all you'll want for dinner: it's as easy to make as it is delicious!

Spinach Pasta with Zucchini-Nut Sauce [Vegan]

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Calories

690

Serves

2

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Ingredients

Pasta:

  • 6 ounces dried regular or gluten-free fettuccine
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • Pinch of ground black pepper

Sauce:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup blanched almonds, soaked in water, or 3/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 small zucchini (peeled or unpeeled)
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 or 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon onion flakes
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
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Preparation

  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil and cook the pasta according to the package instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, blend all of the sauce ingredients in a blender until smooth. Transfer to a pot and cook the sauce over high heat for 2 minutes. Stir with a whisk and add 1/2 cup more water while cooking.
  3. Reduce the heat to low and add the spinach to the sauce, then cook for 2 more minutes.
  4. Serve the pasta with the sauce, tomatoes, and pepper.
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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 690 | Carbs: 82 g | Fat: 32 g | Protein: 26 g | Sodium: 611 mg | Sugar: 7 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.