Nov 03, 2022

Love a good pasta but want to up the nutrient status to support your fertility? Our MUSHROOM CHICKPEA PASTA is the one to help you do that! Loaded with:
+ zinc (chickpeas) for production of sex hormones, immune function, and baby's growth
+ healthy / essential fats (walnuts + extra virgin olive oil) to protect health of both egg and sperm
+ vitamin B12 (nutritional yeast) for DNA synthesis, red blood cell formation and nervous system development
Did you know that if you leave cup / flat mushrooms on your window sill in the sunlight they become a plant based source of vitamin D... nature is magic.
Buon appetito!
Serves 2
Gluten free : Dairy Free : Vegan
2 tablespoons (40ml) extra virgin olive oil
3 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
200g mixed gourmet / exotic mushrooms, cleaned and sliced
200g white cup mushrooms, cleaned and sliced
pinch chilli flakes
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup (36g) chopped walnuts
2 cups (60g) baby spinach
1tbsp nutritional yeast
250g chickpea pasta
Bring a large pot of water to the boil and cook pasta according to packet instruction. Heat frypan on medium heat, add olive oil and garlic and saute for 1 minute. Add mushrooms, chilli and lemon zest and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add parsley, walnuts, baby spinach and nutritional yeast and cook a further 2-3 minutes or until spinach is wilted. Drain pasta but reserve a touch of liquid to help toss the pasta through the mushroom sauce. Toss all ingredients together and serve.


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