Pasta verde

Pasta verde

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
250 g
long pasta (e.g. spaghetti)
150 g
Greek yogurt
125 g
arugula
20 g
basil
50 g
almonds
60 g
Parmesan cheese (grated)
2 tsp
lemon juice
salt
pepper
Parmesan cheese to serve
MetricImperial

Utensils

large sauce pan, sieve, food processor, cooking spoon, large bowl

How-To Videos

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Nutrition per serving

Cal806
Protein35 g
Fat31 g
Carb98 g
  • Step 1/4

    Cook pasta in plenty of salted, boiling water according to package instructions for approx. 10 – 12 min. until al dente. Drain, save some pasta water and set aside.
    • 250 g long pasta
    • salt
    • large sauce pan
    • sieve

    Cook pasta in plenty of salted, boiling water according to package instructions for approx. 10 – 12 min. until al dente. Drain, save some pasta water and set aside.

  • Step 2/4

    In a food processor, finely puree arugula, basil, almonds, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper.
    • 125 g arugula
    • 20 g basil
    • 50 g almonds
    • 60 g Parmesan cheese
    • salt
    • pepper
    • food processor

    In a food processor, finely puree arugula, basil, almonds, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper.

  • Step 3/4

    Stir herb mixture into Greek yogurt. Season again with lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste.
    • 150 g Greek yogurt
    • 2 tsp lemon juice
    • salt
    • pepper
    • cooking spoon

    Stir herb mixture into Greek yogurt. Season again with lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste.

  • Step 4/4

    In a large bowl, combine cooked pasta with yogurt-pesto. If the pasta seems too dry, add some of the previously saved pasta water. Serve with shavings of Parmesan cheese.
    • Parmesan cheese to serve
    • large bowl

    In a large bowl, combine cooked pasta with yogurt-pesto. If the pasta seems too dry, add some of the previously saved pasta water. Serve with shavings of Parmesan cheese.

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