Nutrient-Rich Spinach, Chickpea, Walnut, and Salmon Pasta.

Nutrient-Rich Spinach, Chickpea, Walnut, and Salmon Pasta.

Method

Experience the ultimate fusion of flavour and nutrition with this Nutrient-Rich Spinach, Chickpea, Walnut, and Salmon Pasta recipe. Bursting with essential nutrients and omega-3 fatty acids from raw salmon, it’s a delicious way to fuel your body and tantalize your taste buds. Whether you are seeking a wholesome meal or a delightful culinary adventure, this dish promises to exceed your expectations. Try it today and embark on a journey of healthy indulgence with Bestnut!

Benefits of Spinach, Chickpea, Walnut, and Salmon Pasta

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids from Salmon
  • Plant-Based Protein
  • High Fiber Content
  • Heart-Healthy Fats
  • Antioxidant-Rich Ingredients
  • Supports Brain Health
  1. Cook Pasta: Cook the whole grain pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. Prepare Spinach, Chickpeas, Walnuts, and Salmon: In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add minced garlic and red pepper flakes (if using) and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  3. Add Spinach, Chickpeas, Walnuts, and Salmon: Add chopped spinach, chickpeas, chopped walnuts, and salmon pieces to the skillet. Cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the spinach wilts, the chickpeas are heated through, and the salmon is slightly opaque.
  4. Combine Pasta and Spinach Mixture: Add the cooked pasta to the skillet with the spinach, chickpeas, walnuts, and salmon. Toss well to combine, ensuring the pasta is coated evenly with the mixture.
  5. Add Lemon Zest and Juice: Squeeze the juice of one lemon over the pasta and sprinkle lemon zest on top. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Toss once more to incorporate the flavours.
  6. Serve: Divide the Spinach, Chickpea, Walnut, and Salmon Pasta into bowls. If desired, sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese on top for extra flavour.
  7. Enjoy: Serve immediately and relish the wholesome goodness of this nutrient-rich pasta dish. With the addition of raw salmon, this recipe offers a decadent twist to your healthy eating journey, ensuring you both savour and nourish every mouthful.

Ingredients

In this Nutrient-Rich Spinach, Chickpea, Walnut, and Salmon Pasta recipe, we combine wholesome ingredients to create a flavorful and nourishing meal.

Fresh spinach leaves provide a burst of vitamins and minerals, while chickpeas offer plant-based protein and fibre. Chopped walnuts add a delightful crunch and heart-healthy fats, enriching both texture and taste.

The addition of raw salmon introduces omega-3 fatty acids, elevating this dish to new levels of nutrition and indulgence.

Together, these ingredients form a harmonious blend of flavours and essential nutrients, making this pasta a perfect choice for those embracing a healthy lifestyle.

  • 8 ounces whole grain pasta (such as penne or fusilli)
  • 2 cups fresh spinach leaves, chopped
  • 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 8 ounces raw salmon fillet, skin removed, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Grated Parmesan cheese for serving (optional)

Recipe by:
Bestnut