Pasta with Edamame Pesto

Pasta with Edamame Pesto

Photo by Debra C.


  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    cup edamame, cooked and shelled, a few whole beans reserved

  • ¼

    cup roasted almonds, a few nuts reserved

  • 1

    cup fresh mint, a few small sprigs reserved

  • 1

    small cove of fresh garlic

  • ½

    cup extra virgin olive oil

  • salt and freshly ground pepper

  • ½

    pound farro or other whole wheat pasta

Directions

1/2 pound farro or other whole wheat pasta Start a large pot of salted water to boil. Combine the edamame, almonds, mint, garlic, olive oil and seasonings in a bowl of a food processor or blender and blend until a rough paste is formed. Meanwhile, cook the pasta until al dente, drain, return to the pot and stir in the pesto. Taste for seasonings and serve with the reserved edamame, almonds and mint sprinkled over the top.


Nutrition

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