Spinach Pesto Pasta

Spinach Pesto Pasta

A side dish sure to please in under 20-minutes.

Spinach Pesto Pasta

Yield: 6

Serving Size: about 2 cups

Spinach Pesto Pasta

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. fusilli or similar shaped pasta
  • 3/4 tsp. kosher salt, divided
  • ¼ piece of a red onion, peeled
  • 5 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 3 cups loosely-packed spinach, arugula, or kale leaves
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  1. Using the Microwave Pasta Maker, add pasta and ½ tsp. of the salt. Add water to the max fill line, then microwave 8 minutes or until desired doneness.
  2. In the base of the Power Chef® fitted with blade accessory add remaining salt, onion, garlic, spinach, walnuts and oil. Cover and pull cord until well minced and saucy. Add additional olive oil as needed to reach desired sauce consistency.
  3. Drain pasta, transfer to large bowl. Toss with pesto. Serve warm or cold.
• 1 lb. fusilli or similar shaped pasta
• 3/4 tsp. kosher salt, divided
• ¼ piece of a red onion, peeled
• 5 garlic cloves, peeled
• 3 cups loosely-packed spinach, arugula, or kale leaves
• ½ cup walnuts
• 1 cup extra virgin olive oilDirections:
1. Using the Microwave Pasta Maker, add pasta and ½ tsp. of the salt. Add water to the max fill line, then microwave 8 minutes or until desired doneness.
2. In the base of the Power Chef® fitted with blade accessory add remaining salt, onion, garlic, spinach, walnuts and oil. Cover and pull cord until well minced and saucy. Add additional olive oil as needed to reach desired sauce consistency.
3. Drain pasta, transfer to large bowl. Toss with pesto. Serve warm or cold.