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Green Power Pasta

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Green Power Pasta

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Green Power Pasta
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 606kcal


  • 8 ounce bowtie (farfalle) pasta, dry
  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 1 1/2 cup spinach
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley, fresh
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 2 ounce Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 medium lemon
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Serve With

  • 4 medium peach


  • Boil pasta as directed on package. While pasta cooks, rinse off zucchini. Cut lengthwise and then across, into half-moons. Add to boiling water approximately 3 minutes before pasta has finished cooking. Drain water.
  • In a food processor, blend together the spinach, parsley, walnuts, grated parmesan, olive oil, juice of 1 lemon, garlic clove and salt. Set aside.
  • Mix pesto into the pasta and zucchini. Serve warm with peach slices on the side.
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Calories: 606kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 512mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 18g

Natalie Monson

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