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Spinach Walnut Pesto Pasta Salad
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9 INGREDIENTS • 5 STEPS • 30MINS

Spinach Walnut Pesto Pasta Salad

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A super easy Spinach Walnut Pesto Pasta Salad that is loaded with flavor!
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A super easy Spinach Walnut Pesto Pasta Salad that is loaded with flavor!
30MINS
Total Time
$1.55
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
US / Metric
Fresh Baby Spinach
9 1/2 cups
Fresh Baby Spinach
Fresh Basil
1 bunch
Walnut
1/2 cup
Walnut, toasted
Garlic
2 cloves
Parmesan Cheese
1/4 cup
Salt
to taste
Olive Oil
1/2 cup
Farfalle Pasta
1 lb
Farfalle Pasta
or Any short cut pasta noodles like Fusilli
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
523
Fat
27.1 g
Protein
13.5 g
Carbs
58.6 g
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step 1
Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil. Once boiling, add some Salt (to taste) to the water, and pour in the Farfalle Pasta (1 lb). Cook for about 8-10 minutes or until tender, with a little bite to it still.
step 1 Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil. Once boiling, add some Salt (to taste) to the water, and pour in the Farfalle Pasta (1 lb). Cook for about 8-10 minutes or until tender, with a little bite to it still.
step 2
Drain and set aside while you make the pesto.
step 2 Drain and set aside while you make the pesto.
step 3
In a food processor, place the large bag of Fresh Baby Spinach (9 1/2 cups), Fresh Basil (1 bunch), Walnut (1/2 cup), Garlic (2 cloves), Salt (to taste), and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) and Parmesan Cheese (1/4 cup).
step 3 In a food processor, place the large bag of Fresh Baby Spinach (9 1/2 cups), Fresh Basil (1 bunch), Walnut (1/2 cup), Garlic (2 cloves), Salt (to taste), and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) and Parmesan Cheese (1/4 cup).
step 4
Pulse a couple of times until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Then turn the processor on and, while it's running, drizzle in the Olive Oil (1/2 cup) until creamy and smooth.
step 4 Pulse a couple of times until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Then turn the processor on and, while it's running, drizzle in the Olive Oil (1/2 cup) until creamy and smooth.
step 5
Taste and adjust seasoning accordingly. Once satisfied, toss with the cooked bowtie pasta and additional parmesan cheese.
step 5 Taste and adjust seasoning accordingly. Once satisfied, toss with the cooked bowtie pasta and additional parmesan cheese.
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Lunch
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Vegetarian
Pasta
Italian
Salad
Side Dish
Thanksgiving
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