a balanced plate with room for dessert



I love, love love pesto. My favorite type is spinach pesto! It’s cheap, easy and I almost always have spinach in the fridge.

Spinach Pesto

Spinach Pesto with Pasta

1 cup of fresh spinach leaves, stems off
4 cloves of garlic
5 tablespoons walnuts
6 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and black pepper
1/2 cup of Parmesan
1 pound uncooked pasta of your choice

  1. Cook pasta according to directions.
  2. In a food processor, blend together the spinach, garlic, walnuts and olive oil. Add salt and black pepper to taste. Stir in the Parmesan.
  3. Stir the pesto into the cooked pasta.

Author: Jenni

Dietitian by day and Midwest food blogger by night. Lover of whiskey, running, and all things food.

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