Arugula-Caraway Pesto Pasta
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Arugula-Caraway Pesto Pasta

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This meatless pasta dish is full of flavor from the quick pesto prepared with arugula, parsley, almonds and Parmesan cheese. Red Swiss chard adds color, texture and nourishment. Photo credit: Joanne Bruno from Eats Well with Others.
  • 15m

    prep time

  • 15m

    Cook Time

  • 546

    Calories

  • 9

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

4

Servings

  • 1 cup arugula leaves
  • 1 cup fresh parsley leaves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Caraway Seed
  • 8 ounces periatelli pasta Substitutions available
    • thick spaghetti
  • 2 cups thinly sliced red Swiss chard, cut crosswise into thin strips

Instructions

  • Place arugula, parsley, oil, almonds, Parmesan cheese, garlic and caraway seed in bowl of food processor; cover. Process until smooth. Set aside

  • Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package. Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking water. Return pasta to saucepot

  • Stir Swiss chard into pasta on low heat until greens are wilted. Add pesto; toss to coat well, adding small amounts of reserved cooking water until desired consistency

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