Pesto PastaEn Español (Spanish Version)
Serving Size1 (½ of pasta and 1 tbsp pesto sauce)Calories
6 gSaturated Fat1 gSodium
93 mgTotal Carbohydrate
43 gDietary Fiber2.5 gProtein
8.5 gServings2 (with leftover pesto sauce)
Use as leftover pesto sauce as a spread for sandwiches, as a pizza topping, or freeze.
IngredientsMeasuresWalnuts2 tablespoonsGarlic cloves2Fresh basil, packed2 cupsParmesan cheese, grated1 ounceOlive oil3 tablespoonsSalt¼ teaspoonPasta4 ouncesDirectionsAdd walnuts to a food processor or blender and pulse a few times, until chopped. Then add in the basil and garlic, and pulse 20-30 times.With the food processor or blender running, slowly drizzle in the olive oil.Scrape down the sides of the food processor, and add the Parmesan cheese and salt. Pulse until blended.Cook pasta according to package directions. When pasta is cooked, drain, return to pot, and mix in about 2 tablespoons of pesto sauce.
2.5 starches; 1 fat
Side Suggestions: Cherry Tomato and Mixed Green Salad
Top mixed greens with cherry tomatoes and drizzle with olive oil and vinegar.