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Spinach spaghetti with carob pesto

  • 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

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

Spinach spaghetti with carob pesto


  • In a pot with boiling water add salt, the spaghetti, and boil according to the packet’s instructions.
  • Place a frying pan over low heat. Add the parmesan and make sure to spread it over the whole surface of the pan. Add the chili flakes and allow 2-3 minutes for the parmesan to melt. 
  • Remove from the heat and set it aside to cool and set.

For the pesto sauce

  • In a blender, add the spinach and beat to mash it.
  • Add the olive oil, the garlic, the almonds, beat until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • Add the carob honey, the parmesan, and beat well.
  • Transfer to a bowl, drain the spaghetti, and transfer them straight into the bowl with the pesto. Mix well.
  • Serve with the parmesan, the chili flakes, the almonds, the lemon zest, olive oil, and basil.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
23 %


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.

Total Fat (g)
23 %

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.

Saturated Fat (g)
21 %

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.

Total Carbs (g)
24 %


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.

Sugars (g)
13 %


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.

Protein (g)
32 %


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.

Fibre (g)
12 %


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.

Sodium (g)
6 %


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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