Spaghetti with spinach & walnuts

Spaghetti with spinach & walnuts

A speedy pasta dish full of fresh flavours and texture.

By , 21 September 2015
Spaghetti with spinach & walnuts
  • Ready in: 20 mins
  • Serves: 4
  • Price: £1.07 per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 331g serving contains
  • Fat 28.2
  • Sat Fat 8.4
  • Sugar 15.4
  • Salt 0.5
  • Cals 612
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 774kJ/185kcal.
  • 300g spaghetti
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 50g walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 4 leeks, trimmed and sliced
  • 15g butter
  • 180g bag baby spinach
  • 50g sultanas
  • 50g mature Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 50g mozzarella, grated
  • Add the spaghetti to a large pan of boiling water. Bring back to the boil and simmer fast for 10-12 minutes or until just tender.

  • Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the walnuts for 1 minute until crisp. Remove the nuts with a slotted spoon and set aside.

  • Add the leeks and butter to the pan and cook over a medium heat, stirring often, for about 8 minutes or until the leeks are soft.

  • Add the spinach and sultanas and stir until the spinach wilts. Season.

  • Drain the pasta and return to the pan. Add the spinach mixture and walnuts, then toss together.

  • Divide the pasta between 4 bowls. Serve sprinkled with the cheese and seasoned with black pepper.