Pesto Pasta

PESTO PASTA

PESTO SAUCE CAN BE FROZEN IN ICE CUBE TRAYS AND THAWED OVERNIGHT!

Essential Pregnancy Nutrients:

B Vitamins: Whole Wheat Pasta

Fiber: Whole Wheat Pasta

Omega 3: Walnuts

Folate & Iron: Spinach

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Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup walnuts

  • 1 cup fresh basil,

  • 1 cup fresh arugula or spinach

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan, can omit

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • ½ tsp sea salt

  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 pound whole-wheat pasta

Servings: about 2

Serving size: 1 1/2 cups

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

PREPARATION

1. Make pesto in a food processor, set aside.

2. Boil water for pasta, add some salt, and cook until al dente. Reserve ½ cup pasta water.

3. Mix pasta together with pesto (thin out with a little pasta water), top with beans, or grilled chicken for protein.

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