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Cauliflower Pesto Pasta

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Cauliflower Pesto Pasta

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cauliflower Pesto Pasta
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 508kcal


  • 8 ounce pasta, shapes
  • 1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
  • 1 head medium (5-6″ dia.) cauliflower
  • 1 cup, chopped kale
  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 1 medium lemon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground

Serve With

  • 4 cup strawberries
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt, vanilla


  • Cook pasta as directed on package; drain and return to pot.
  • Drain and rinse chickpeas, chop cauliflower into bite-size pieces, and roughly chop kale; toss into pot with pasta.
  • Add pesto and juice from 1/4 of the lemon; mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Slice strawberries and serve on the side, topped with a bit of yogurt.
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Calories: 508kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 600mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 18g

Natalie Monson

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