Linguine and Spinach Pesto

Linguine and Spinach Pesto
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Linguine and Spinach Pesto

Pasta Fits

Linguine and Spinach Pesto

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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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.


Calories per serving:

328 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Balanced Sugar Conscious, Vegetarian, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Pork Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added, Kosher

Daily value:



  • Fat 11g 17%
  • Carbs 45g 15%
  • Saturated 5g 25%
  • Fiber 3g 11%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Monounsaturated 4g
  • Polyunsaturated 1g
  • Protein 12g 24%
  • Cholesterol 23mg 8%
  • Sodium 357mg 15%
  • Calcium 165mg 16%
  • Magnesium 64mg 16%
  • Potassium 348mg 10%
  • Iron 2mg 11%
  • Zinc 2mg 10%
  • Phosphorus 200mg 29%
  • Vitamin A 220µg 24%
  • Vitamin C 11mg 19%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 7%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 14%
  • Niacin (B3) 1mg 7%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 11%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 86µg 21%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 5%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 2mg 8%
  • Vitamin K 189µg 236%
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