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Pumpkin and spinach pasta

10
10
10
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Full of flavour, this hearty pasta dish can be on your table in 30 minutes or less.

Ingredients

pasta

320 g, (spiral)

pumpkin

500 g, peeled, cut into 2cm cubes

olive oil

2 tsp

mushrooms

150 g, thickly sliced

garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

fresh oregano

2 tbs, finely chopped

baby spinach leaves

100 g

shaved parmesan cheese

¼ cup(s), (20g)

pine nuts

2 tbs, toasted

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet instructions, or until just tender. Drain, reserving ¼ cup (60ml) of the cooking liquid. Return pasta to the pan.
  2. Meanwhile, boil, steam or microwave pumpkin until tender. Drain. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over high heat. Cook mushrooms, stirring, for 4–5 minutes or until tender. Add garlic and oregano. Cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add mushroom mixture, spinach, pumpkin and reserved cooking liquid to pasta. Toss over medium heat until hot. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Serve pasta topped with parmesan and pine nuts.

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