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Pasta w/ Sauteed Spinach, Ricotta and Walnuts #lowfodmap #glutenfree / mygutfeeling.eu
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Creamy Spinach and Ricotta Pasta with Walnuts

Gluten free pasta with sauteed spinach, ricotta and walnuts. Make yourself this healthy and tasty take-to-work low FODMAP lunch in less than 15 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Low Fodmap
Keyword: pasta, ricotta, Spinach, walnuts
Servings: 2 people

Ingredients

  • 7 oz | 200 gr gluten-free penne or any other GF pasta of your choice
  • 2 cups | 75 gr spinach washed and drained
  • 3 tbsp garlic infused olive oil OR olive oil+a garlic clove
  • 4 tbsp | 80 gr ricotta cheese
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 2 oz | 60 gr walnuts (10) roughly chopped

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta according to package instruction, drain and set aside.
  • If you don’t have garlic infused oil, heat the olive oil with the garlic clove in a big skillet over medium–high heat. Remove the garlic clove, add the spinach and sauté for 5 minutes or until spinach has wilted. (It is very important to remove the garlic clove before adding the ingredients, otherwhise the food will be contamined with fodmaps from the garlic)
  • Add in the cooked pasta and ricotta and quickly give everything a big stir (to avoid overcooking the pasta). Season generously with salt and pepper. Toss well and serve with walnuts on top.

Notes

Low FODMAP safe servings:
- 2 tbsp | 1,4 oz |40 gr ricotta cheese
- 1 cup | 1,3 oz | 38 gr spinach
- 1 oz | 30 gr | 5 walnuts
So you can safely eat half of this pasta dish!