Pasta with Pesto

This can be adapted to the season and your pantry. If you have loads of basil, use all basil and no spinach; if you don’t have much, use what you have and add more spinach.

What You Need:

  • 1 cup lightly packed basil leaves
  • 5 ounces washed spinach
  • 1/2 cup or more of walnuts
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice or mild vinegar (cider or brown rice)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Water as necessary

What You Do:

  1. Blend all in food processor fitted with metal blades. Add some water as necessary to make a creamy consistency. Toss with hot, freshly cooked pasta. Serve with Marinated Tomatoes. 

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