Penne with Arugula Pesto

Penne with Arugula Pesto

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  • 2

    tablespoons pine nuts toasted

  • 2

    large garlic cloves minced

  • 4

    cups trimmed arugula

  • ¼

    cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese

  • 2

    tablespoons water

  • 2

    teaspoons fresh lemon juice

  • teaspoon salt

  • 2

    tablespoons olive oil

  • 5

    cups hot cooked penne (tubular-shaped pasta)


Drop toasted pine nuts and garlic cloves through food chute with food processor on, and process until minced. Add arugula, Parmesan cheese, water, lemon juice, and salt to food processor, and process until finely minced. With food processor on, slowly pour olive oil through food chute, and process until well-blended. Combine pesto with pasta in a large bowl, and toss well. Serving Size: 1 cup


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