Linguine and Spinach Pesto Recipe


Nutrition

Cal/Serving: 328
Daily Value: 16%
Servings: 8

Balanced
Sugar-Conscious, Vegetarian, Egg-Free, Peanut-Free, Tree-Nut-Free, Soy-Free, Fish-Free, Shellfish-Free
Fat11g17%
Saturated5g25%
Trans0g0%
Carbs45g15%
Fiber3g11%
Sugars2g0%
Protein12g24%
Cholesterol23mg8%
Sodium393mg16%
Calcium165mg16%
Magnesium64mg16%
Potassium348mg10%
Iron2mg11%
Zinc2mg10%
Vitamin A3580IU72%
Vitamin C11mg19%
Thiamin (B1)0mg7%
Riboflavin (B2)0mg14%
Niacin (B3)1mg7%
Vitamin B60mg11%
Folic Acid (B9)86µg21%
Vitamin B120µg5%
Vitamin D0µg0%
Vitamin E2mg8%
Vitamin K189µg236%
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated4g0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated1g0%
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Linguine and Spinach Pesto
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This spinach pesto comes together in just minutes while the pasta cooks. It's quick, easy, and delicious — what more could you ask for out of a weeknight-friendly dinner recipe?

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 1 pound spaghetti, linguine, or your favorite pasta shape*
  • One 10-ounce package frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 4 ounces crumbled feta

DIRECTIONS

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Cook the pasta according to the package directions, drain, and set aside.

In a blender or the bowl of a food processor, combine the spinach, oil, Parmesan, parsley, garlic, salt, and basil. Mix at medium speed until chopped finely. Melt the butter in the water. With a blender or processor running, gradually pour in the melted butter mixture until blended. Toss the pesto with the pasta. Sprinkle feta on top and serve.

Recipe Details

Servings: 8
Cuisine: Italian
Special Designations: Vegetarian, Kid-friendly

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