Spring Green Pesto Pasta

  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    Just 35 minutes to get this easy spring green pesto pasta on the table! With a flavorful kale spinach pesto, whole wheat pasta and roasted asparagus and broccoli!

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups lightly packed chopped kale leaves (stems removed)
    • 1 cup lightly packed baby spinach leaves
    • ? cup raw walnuts
    • 1 clove garlic
    • ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt, or to taste
    • about ? cup olive oil
    • 1 medium red onion, sliced
    • 1 pound asparagus, ends trimmed and cut into 2 to 3 inch chunks
    • 3 cups chopped bite-sized broccoli florets
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
    • ¼ teaspoon pepper
    • 14 ounces whole wheat rigatoni
    • zest of 1 medium lemon
    • ½ cup raw walnuts, chopped

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1191 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 80 g 123.01%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 49.71%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 586 mg 24.42%
    • Calcium: 138 mg 13.75%
    • Potassium: 736 mg 21.03%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 8 mg 42.57%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 104 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 15 g 58.87%
    • Sugar: 24 g
    • Protein: 21 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 15 g
    • Vitamin A 43.14%
    • Vitamin C 115.28%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat15
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total4 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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