Leek Pasta with Walnut Parsley Pesto
Leek Pasta with Walnut Parsley Pesto
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A quick and yummy weeknight dinner the whole family will love. The walnut parsley pesto was just delicious and a welcome variation to the tradition basil pesto.
Servings Prep Time
2 10 min
Cook Time
15-20 min
Servings Prep Time
2 10 min
Cook Time
15-20 min
Leek Pasta with Walnut Parsley Pesto
Leek Pasta with Walnut Parsley Pesto
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A quick and yummy weeknight dinner the whole family will love. The walnut parsley pesto was just delicious and a welcome variation to the tradition basil pesto.
Servings Prep Time
2 10 min
Cook Time
15-20 min
Servings Prep Time
2 10 min
Cook Time
15-20 min
Ingredients
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For the pasta:
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Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, heat cooking oil over medium heat. Saute onion for 3 minutes, add leeks and Chinese cabbage. Cook for 10 minutes more (or until soft). Season with thyme, pepper and salt. Sir regularly.
  2. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti according to the package in lightly salted water.
  3. Blend all pesto ingredients until smooth.
  4. Combine pasta, leek mix, and pesto. Give it a good stir and serve.
  5. Note: if too dry, add a little splash of pasta cooking water.
  6. Optional: add crushed walnuts on top for extra crunch.
Nutrition Facts
Leek Pasta with Walnut Parsley Pesto
Amount Per Serving
Calories 705 Calories from Fat 387
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 43g 66%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 20g
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 640mg 27%
Potassium 757mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 76g 25%
Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
Sugars 12g
Protein 20g 40%
Vitamin A 174%
Vitamin C 167%
Calcium 38%
Iron 48%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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