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Basil & Walnut Pesto Pasta with Side Salad & Light Vinaigrette

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  • 2 ounces  dry whole-grain pasta
  • 1 cup  fresh basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons  chopped walnuts
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon  olive oil
  • 2 cups  mixed salad greens with tomatoes, carrots and cucumbers
  • 2 tablespoons  light vinaigrette


1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Make pesto: In a blender or mini food processor, puree basil, walnuts, lemon juice, garlic and olive oil. Toss pesto with cooked pasta. Dress salad; serve on the side.

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ablake2539411 wrote:

Terrible. I was excited for a lemon-butter sauce, but instead, it just made me throw away and entire meal. Completely dissassified.

7/30/2014 05:48:47 PM Report Abuse

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