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Vegan walnut parsley pesto pasta

As seen on Għand il-Vegan

by Lino Cini

Indulge in a delightful vegan twist on classic pesto pasta with this easy-to-follow recipe. Whipping up a creamy pesto sauce from scratch, this dish promises a burst of flavour with every bite, perfect for any occasion.


Vegan walnut parsley pesto pasta

Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )


  • 180g fresh parsley, washed
  • 45g fresh spinach, washed
  • 65g raw walnuts halved, unsalted
  • ½ tsp sea salt,
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 100g olive oil
  • 20g nutritional yeast
  • 500g rigatoni pasta (or pasta of your choice)


  • Prepare the water for boiling pasta.
  • In a food processor, merge all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Blend at a high speed until thoroughly mixed, achieving a smooth puree consistency. Add olive oil as necessary.
  • Boil the pasta, drain it, and return it to the pot.
  • Mix in the pesto and serve while hot.
  • Optionally, sprinkle with vegan parmesan if desired.

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