Edamame Spaghetti With Kale Cilantro Pesto

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Edamame Spaghetti With Kale Cilantro Pesto

Explore Cuisine

Recipe Courtesy of Explore Cuisine

Pesto is traditionally made with basil, but this recipe transforms the classic sauce by using kale, cilantro, and spicy serrano chili. Edamame spaghetti adds a nice bite and extra protein to the dish.

4
Servings
562
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

For the Kale Cilantro Pesto

  • 1 Cup kale, tightly packed
  • 1 Cup cilantro, tightly packed
  • 1/4 Cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 1 Small serrano chili, seeded
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 Teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 Cup olive oil

For the Edamame Spaghetti

  • 1 Package spaghetti, such as Explore Cuisine Edamame Spaghetti, cooked and drained
  • 1 Large carrot, sliced into ribbons with a vegetable peeler
  • 1/4 Cup shredded coconut, toasted

Directions

For the Kale Cilantro Pesto

Blend first seven ingredients in a food processor then stream in olive oil.

For the Edamame Spaghetti

Toss cooked spaghetti with pesto, and fold in carrot and coconut. Serve hot.  

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
35g
54%
Sugar
3g
N/A
Saturated Fat
7g
36%
Protein
11g
21%
Carbs
53g
18%
Vitamin A
184µg
20%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
8.7%
Vitamin C
9mg
15%
Vitamin E
6mg
30%
Vitamin K
59µg
74%
Calcium
50mg
5%
Fiber
5g
18%
Folate (food)
27µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
27µg
7%
Iron
2mg
9%
Magnesium
63mg
16%
Monounsaturated
22g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
8%
Phosphorus
178mg
25%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
330mg
9%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
8.5%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Zinc
1mg
9%