- 300g spaghetti
- 2 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 2 onions, sliced
Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…
- 5 tbsp raisins or sultanas
- 250ml chicken or vegetable stock
- 50g parmesan, grated
Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…
- 5 tbsp chopped walnuts
Walnuts are one of the most popular and versatile of all nuts. When picked young, they're…
- small bunch flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
Cook the pasta in boiling water, following pack instructions. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the onions until soft and golden brown – about 8-10 mins. Add the raisins and stock and cook for 2-3 mins until hot through. Toss with the pasta, Parmesan, walnuts and parsley.
Walnut & pesto pastaMake a quick pesto instead. Using a food processor, whizz the walnuts, Parmesan and parsley with the oil. Fold through the cooked spaghetti and raisins. Serve with extra Parmesan on top.