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Pasta with Arugula Pesto (from Cal-Organic Farms Recipes) Recipe

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This recipe for Pasta with Arugula Pesto (from Cal-Organic Farms Recipes), by , is from 'We Love You Alison' Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debra Jeffery and Bill Gagnon
Added: Monday, September 8, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 c. walnuts, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 c. arugula, coarsely chopped, stems included
1/4 c. basil, coarsely chopped
1/2 c. + 1 T. olive oil
1/3 c. Parmesan cheese, grated
1 pinch cayenne pepper
1 16oz. package pasta
salt to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Combines walnuts, garlic, arugula and basil in a blender or food processor. Whirl them just until they are coarsely chopped. While machine is running, add olive oil in a thin stream. Transfer pesto to a bowl. Stir in Parmesan cheese, salt and cayenne. Bring salted water to a boil in a large pot. Add pasta and cook until just tender, drain and return to empty pot. Toss with pesto, adding a tablespoon or two of water if necessary. Transfer to a serving bowl, garnish with Parmesan cheese.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great, easy meal in minutes.

 

 

 

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