Spaghetti with Parsley and Basil Pesto Recipe | Yummly

Spaghetti with Parsley and Basil Pesto

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7Ingredients
20Minutes
660Calories

Ingredients

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  • 14 ounces spaghetti
  • 1 cup basil leaves (packed)
  • 1 cup flat leaf parsley leaves (packed)
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts (toasted)
  • 2 cloves garlic (quartered)
  • 2 tablespoons grated pecorino cheese (finely, plus additional, to serve)
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
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    Directions

    1. Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water according to package directions.
    2. Meanwhile, blend or process herbs, pine nuts, garlic and cheese until combined. With the motor running, gradually add 1/4 cup of the oil in thin stream until combined.
    3. Drain pasta and return to pan. Add the pesto and remaining 1/4 cup oil and toss gently to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve sprinkled with additional cheese.
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    NutritionView More

    660Calories
    Sodium2% DV45mg
    Fat51% DV33g
    Protein29% DV15g
    Carbs26% DV77g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories660Calories from Fat300
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat33g51%
    Saturated Fat4.5g23%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol<5mg1%
    Sodium45mg2%
    Potassium370mg11%
    Protein15g29%
    Calories from Fat300
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate77g26%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars3g6%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C35%
    Calcium10%
    Iron25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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