Minty Herb Pesto Pasta

Ingredients (serves 2-4)

  • 2 C Mint tightly packed
  • 1 C Parsley loosely packed
  • ½ C Coriander tightly packed
  • ½ C Macadamia Nuts
  • ½ Lemon juiced

  • ¼ C Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ½ C Pumpkin Seeds
  • 1-2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 ½ Tbsp Nutritional Yeast
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Step 1

Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil.

Step 2

Once water is boiling rapidly, add pasta and cook as per instructions on box/packet.

Step 3

While pasta is cooking, in a fry pan, place green beans, and a 2 tablespoons of pasta water. Cook until just tender.

Step 4

By this time the pasta should be cooked. Just before draining the pasta, reserve 1C of the water and set aside.

Step 5

Add pasta and pesto to pan and stir through until pasta is coated well. At this stage, if you find the pesto is cooked, add a tablespoon of pasta water until you reach the desired consistency – smooth but not liquid. 

Step 6

Place the spinach in the pan and stir through until just wilted.

Step 7

Season with salt and pepper and serve and top with extra nutritional yeast and pumpkin seeds. 

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