Almond Pesto Farfalle

Cooking Time

12 minutes

Difficulty

Medium

Serves Up To

6

Nutrition Information

Total Fat26g
Cholesterol<5mg
Sodium80mg
Potassium
Total Carbohydrate60g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars2g
Protein13g

Directions

  1. Place garlic in food processor and process for 10 seconds or until garlic is chopped into small pieces.

  2. Place basil, spinach, salt and pepper in processor and turn processor on. With processor running, pour olive oil into machine through feed tube and keep processing until leaves are puréed. Add the Parmesan and almond flour and purée for 30 seconds. Add more salt or pepper to taste.

  3. Fill a pot with water and add a dash of salt. Add pasta to boiling water and cook until al dente.

  4. Drain water, setting a cup of pasta water aside.

  5. Toss pasta with pesto, adding pasta water to smooth the consistency.

  6. Top with Parmesan cheese and serve.

Ingredients

  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 cups fresh basil
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan
  • ½ cup Blue Diamond Almond Flour
  • 1 pound farfalle pasta
  • Parmesan cheese for topping

Included in this recipe