simple pumpkin – Vegan Recipes

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This simple pumpkin, spinach and walnut spaghetti makes an ideal mid-week dinner. It's light, quick to prepare and tastes delicious. It's vegan and can be made gluten-free too.

This simple pumpkin, spinach and walnut spaghetti makes an ideal mid-week dinner. It’s light, quick to prepare and tastes delicious. It’s vegan and can be made gluten-free too.

INGREDIENTS

  • 200 g spaghetti (use gluten-free if you are gluten-intolerant)
  • 3 tbsp / 45 ml olive oil
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, finely diced
  • 2 cups of cubed butternut squash / pumpkin*
  • about 100 g spinach
  • ½-1 tsp chilli flakes (depending on level of heat and your preference)
  • ½ lemon, zest and juice
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 30 g walnuts, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Coat cubed butternut squash in 1 tbsp of olive oil and season with salt. Bake in a hot oven (225º C / 435º F) for about 40-50 minutes, until butternut squash turns soft and gets lightly caramelised.
  2. Heat up 2 tbsp of olive oil in a pan. Fry off garlic gently on a low-medium heat, stirring frequently so it doesn’t burn. Add chilli flakes and cook for another minute or two stirring frequently.
  3. Cook spaghetti for a minute shorter than you would normally.

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