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Almond and sage pesto pasta

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time20 mins

Pesto pasta is a wonderful mid-week lunch or dinner meal. Elevate your pesto game by making our creamy almond and sage pesto. These simple flavours will make you feel like you’re dining in Italy.

Almond & Sage Pasta Recipe

 500 g 1 packet pasta tortiglioni
 2 cups sage leaves
 1 cup natural almonds
 ⅓ cup avocado oil & garlic
 ½ cup grated parmesan
 ½ lemon, zest and juice
 2 cloves garlic
  Salt and pepper, to taste
 Water, if needed
 2 cups baby leaf spinach
 sage to serve
 Grated parmesan to serve

Cook the tortiglioni according to pack directions. Meanwhile make the pesto.


In a non-stick frying pan over medium heat toast the almonds for 3-4 minutes.


Add almonds and all remaining ingredients to a blender and pulse until chunky, adding oil as needed and salt and pepper to taste.


Once the paste is cooked, drain (reserve ½ cup of pasta water). In a large pot or frying pan over medium heat, mix pasta with pesto and reserved pasta water. Toss through spinach leaves. Serve with a sprinkle of parmesan and extra sage leaves.

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