Fettuccini with Spinach PestoWith so many people in love with pasta we decided to create one that is not only rich in nutrients but is easy to prepare. Frozen spinach saves you lots of time and still provides you with good nutritional value. If you have time, you can use fresh spinach for optimum flavor and nutrition.
Prep and Cook Time: 30 minutes
- Bring lightly salted water to a rapid boil. Cook fettuccini according to directions on package.
- While fettuccini is cooking rinse frozen spinach in warm water to thaw, and press dry. Put into food processor along with garlic, walnuts and basil. Run food processor a couple of minutes before adding liquids. Add cheese, lemon juice, water, olive oil and salt and pepper. Process just enough to blend all ingredients well.
- Prepare tomato by cutting in half, squeezing the seeds out, removing excess pulp in the center, and dice.
- As soon as you drain pasta mix in desired amount of pesto, and chopped tomato while it is still very hot. Serve immediately.
For optimum flavor and nutrition serve with: