Filed Under: north-american, pan-fry, Pasta, Side, Under 20 Mins

Walnut & Winter Green Linguine

Fragrant and satisfying, this pasta dish is perfect for a cold winter night

April 8th, 2012

Recipes by David Grenier

Servings
4
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 package 500-g linguine
  • 1 cup walnut pieces
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups chopped ruby Swiss chard
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 1 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • Chili flakes (optional)
Directions
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, and cook pasta until al dente. Drain, reserving ½ cup pasta water.

  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, toast walnut pieces until fragrant, tossing frequently, 3 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.

  3. Return skillet to heat, add oil, shallots and garlic and sauté 2 minutes. Add greens, season with salt and pepper, and stir in reserved pasta water. Reduce heat and cook another 2 - 3 minutes. To serve, toss pasta with wilted greens, toasted nuts, blue cheese and chili flakes.

Nutrients Per Serving

499 calories, 18 g fat, 17 g protein, 70 g carbs, 3 g fibre

Walnut & Winter Green Linguine
Photography by Michael Alberstat

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