California Walnut and Lemon Parsley Spaghetti

This healthy spaghetti recipe shows just how simple cooking can be. Whether you’re a student with limited cooking experience or home late from work with only a few ingredients, this main meal can be whipped up in a flash and at a very low cost.
Course Snack
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 780kcal


You’ll need:

  • 160 g spaghetti
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 100 g California walnuts toasted and finely chopped
  • 50 g flat leaf parsley finely chopped
  • Zest of 1 lemon and juice of half
  • Salt and pepper



  • Cook the spaghetti as per the packet instructions.
  • Using a medium sized non-stick frying pan, sauté the garlic in the olive oil over a medium heat for 1-2 mins until fragrant and soft.
  • Drain the pasta and add to the pan, then stir in the California walnuts, parsley, zest and lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and black pepper to serve.


Serving: 290g | Calories: 780kcal | Carbohydrates: 63.6g | Protein: 17.5g | Fat: 52.4g | Saturated Fat: 6.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 25.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 17.5g | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 637mg | Fibre: 8.2g | Sugar: 3.7g


Salt: 0.16g.
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