Red Pesto Pasta with Sweet Potato Fries and Salad

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Some recipe inspiration for you this evening, a delicious pesto pasta with a side of sweet potato fries and a refreshing salad. It’s a fairly simple dish as the red pesto is shop brought there isn’t really much to prepare. This is a tasty meal to make after a long day of work.

This is a dish that contains many ingredients for your luteal phase such as sweet potatoes, radish, cucumber, walnuts and sesame seeds. For example, the sweet potato will help your body replenish B vitamins and re-boost dopamine and serotonin level, this is particularly helpful if you experience mood swings.

Recipe: Red pesto pasta with sweet potato fries and salad (Serves 1)


1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into fries

Oil for frying

1/2 portion of pasta

1 tbsp red pesto

1 inch cucumber, sliced

3 radish, sliced

1/2 tsp sesame seeds

3 walnuts, chopped


  • Prepare all of the ingredients and set aside.
  • Heat some oil in a pan to fry the potatoes.
  • Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions and once cooked, drain and set aside.
  • Once the oil is hot for 6 minutes in total turning occasionally. Once cooked fully, drain on kitchen paper and set aside.
  • Mix the red pesto in with the pasta and place back on the heat for 2 minutes to keep warm.
  • Place the pasta, sweet potatoes and salad onto the plate and sprinkle sesame seeds and walnuts over the pasta.

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