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Spaghetti and Spinach Pesto

Spaghetti and
Spinach Pesto

NUTRITION

Makes 8 servings. Per Serving:

294

Calories

9g

Fat

45g

Carbs

12g

Protein

INGREDIENTS

 

– 1 pound whole wheat spaghetti, uncooked (or your favorite pasta shape)

– 1 package 10-oz frozen spinach, thawed, well drained

– 2 tablespoons canola oil

– 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

– 2 tablespoons chopped parsley

– 2 cloves garlic

– 1/2 teaspoon salt

– 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

– 2 tablespoons tub margarine

– 1/3 cup water

– 2 ounces crumbled feta cheese

DIRECTIONS

 

1. In a blender (or food processor), combine spinach, oil, Parmesan cheese, parsley, garlic, salt and basil. Mix at medium speed until finely chopped.

 

2. Melt margarine in water. With blender or processor running, gradually pour in melted margarine mixture until blended.

 

3. Cook pasta according to package directions.

 

4. Toss pesto with cooked pasta.

 

5. Sprinkle feta on top and serve.