Whole Wheat Spaghetti With Walnuts and Spinach

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Whole wheat pasta has a lower glycemic index and more fibre than regular pasta. Sprinkle freshly grated Parmesan or Romano cheese over top, if desired. Source: Homemaker's Magazine

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until tender but firm, about 8 minutes; stir in spinach until wilted. Reserving ½ cup (125 mL) cooking liquid, drain and return to pot.
  2. Meanwhile, in skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
  3. Fry garlic and hot pepper flakes (if using) for 30 seconds.
  4. Add walnuts, parsley and salt; fry until garlic is light golden, about 4 minutes.
  5. Add to pasta along with reserved cooking liquid; toss to coat.

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