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Spiral pasta with pesto sauce recipe from nutritionist Ali Godbold

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Spiral pasta made with courgette is a great replacement for pasta and this utterly divine pesto spaghetti sauce recipe makes it even better – from nutritionist Alli Godbold

Serves: 4 small portions for a starter

Prep time: 10 minutes


  • 2 Courgette
  • 50 g of walnuts
  • 2 tbsp of water
  • 2 tbsp of Engevita powder
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • Half a lemon
  • 100 ml Olive oil
  • 3 handfuls of Rocket


For the noodles

  1. Take the courgettes and run them through the inspiralizer
  2. Leave the skin on for all the available nutrients

For the sauce

  1. Put the rocket, walnuts, Engevita powder, 2 cloves of garlic in the food processor
  2. Juice lemon half over the food processor
  3. Turn the food processor on
  4. Drizzle the olive oil into the food processor as it runs
  5. When it is finished processing, add a pinch of sea salt
  6. Add a bit of fresh ground black pepper
  7. Stir the sauce through the spaghetti
  8. Put the spaghetti on a plate and top with sundried tomatoes



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Alli_Godbold_Headshot.jpgAlli Godbold is a leading nutritionist and former model who has worked alongside chefs Charles Amos and Alan Wichart at Divertimenti Cookery Schools in Knightsbridge and Marylebone. She is author of cookbook Feed Your Health (£13.99

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