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Creamy spinach pasta

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Egg Free Diet

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  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Creamy spinach pasta

Method

  • In a food processor add the spinach, the basil, and process until they are very finely chopped.
  • Add the flour, the olive oil, salt, pepper, and process for 3-4 minutes until the ingredients are homogenized. The mixture will look like wet sand.
  • Knead well with your hands, so to bind the mixture and create a thick dough.
  • Cut the dough into 4 pieces and shape each piece into a thin strip, 1 cm in diameter.
  • Cut each strip into 3-4 cm pieces. Press each piece with your fingers and roll it.
  • Follow the same process for the whole dough. Transfer the pasta to a pot with boiling salted water.
  • As soon as it rises to the surface, boil for 2-3 minutes and remove with a slotted spoon.

For the sauce

  • Place a frying pan over medium heat and add the heavy cream, the garlic finely chopped, pepper, and let it simmer for 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and add the pasta. Transfer on heat until it comes to a boil and the sauce binds with the pasta.
  • Remove from the heat and add the parmesan. Mix and serve with parmesan, cherry tomatoes, rocket, cashews, and pepper.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

552
Calories (kcal)
28 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

29.0
Total Fat (g)
41 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

15.0
Saturated Fat (g)
75 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

56.0
Total Carbs (g)
22 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

2.0
Sugars (g)
2 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

16.0
Protein (g)
32 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

3.0
Fibre (g)
12 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.86
Sodium (g)
14 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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