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Linguine With Walnut-Sage Pesto

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Makes: 5 servings Prep 15 mins Cook 11 mins View Nutrition Facts


  • 1/3 cup  walnuts
  • 1 9 ounce package fresh linguine (6 ounces dried)
  • 1/4 cup  chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon  packed fresh whole sage leaves
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon  kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon  freshly ground black pepper plus additional to taste
  • 2 tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons  freshly grated Parmesan


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spread the walnuts on a rimmed baking sheet and toast until lightly golden and fragrant, about 8 minutes. Let cool.

2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook the linguine according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water.

3. Combine the parsley, sage, garlic, salt, black pepper and walnuts in a blender; pulse until finely chopped. Drizzle in the olive oil and blend well. Add 3 tablespoons of the Parmesan; pulse quickly to combine.

4. Transfer the pesto to a serving bowl and add 1/3 cup cooking water. Add linguine and toss to combine, adding remaining pasta water as necessary. Top with remaining cheese and additional black pepper to taste.

Linguine With Walnut-Sage Pesto
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limam11 wrote:

Nutrition facts per serving: Servings Per Recipe 5 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Amount Per Serving Calories464 Protein(gm)17 Carbohydrate(gm)67 Fat, total(gm)15 Saturated fat(gm)3 Dietary Fiber, total(gm)4 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

12/5/2011 10:59:36 AM Report Abuse
rizbeam wrote:

This recipe was amazing! Recommend toasting walnuts, or any nuts for that matter in a small, dry, nonstick skillet. Too easy to burn in my oven.

10/9/2011 09:03:10 PM Report Abuse
midwifemaven wrote:

there is no nutritional information.

3/11/2011 08:40:16 AM Report Abuse
staceycasares wrote:

How many calories is this recipe?

2/27/2011 10:47:50 AM Report Abuse
satia621 wrote:

Shannon, the pesto used is made in the blender with the nuts, herbs, and olive oil.

1/16/2011 10:25:01 AM Report Abuse

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