Arugula-Caraway Pesto Pasta
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Arugula-Caraway Pesto Pasta

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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