Broccoli Pesto Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 414.1
  • Total Fat: 11.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 28.2 mg
  • Sodium: 28.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 68.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.8 g
  • Protein: 13.5 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1/4 cup almonds
    2 cups broccoli florets
    1/2 cup parsley leaves, loosley packed
    1/4 cup olive oil
    1/2 cup mint leaves
    4 tsp lemon juice
    1/2 tsp grated lemon zest
    1/2 tsp capers, drained/rinsed
    3 garlic cloves
    12 oz pasta


1. bring large pot of water to a boil. Cook broccoli in boiling water 2-3 minutes, or until tender. Remove with slotted spoon. Drain, and rince under cold wtaer. Drain again
2. Pulse almonds, broccoli, parsley, oil, mint, lemon juice, lemon zest, capers, and garlic in food processor until smooth. Season with salt and pepper,if desired.
3. Cook pasta according to package directions in broccoli cooking water. Reserve 1 cup cooking water before draining. Toss pasta with pesto and enough pasta cooking water to reach desired consistency.

Serving Size: makes 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MRSGOAD.

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