Pasta with Spinach Pesto

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 108.2
  • Total Fat: 2.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.1 mg
  • Sodium: 128.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 5.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    Whole Wheat pasta (8 oz., uncooked)
    Pesto ingredients:
    Almonds (2 tbsp.)
    Garlic (1 clove)
    Lemon/Lime Zest (1 tsp.)
    Fresh Baby Spinach (4 ounces)
    Parmesan or Pecorino cheese, grated (2 tbsp.)
    Chicken Broth or Olive Oil (2 tbsp.)


Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli:
Add cooked chicken breast and broccoli florets.


1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Reserve 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid.
2. In a food processor, pulse pesto ingredients. Puree until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary.
3. Toss the pasta with the pesto, adding some of the reserved cooking water if the pasta seems dry.

Serving Size: Makes 4 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user 33134JM.

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  • Mom makes it for me all the time. Very tasty dinner. Can't even tell it's lower fat pesto! Definitely a keeper!! - 8/5/13

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