Whole Wheat Penne Pasta with Walnut Pesto

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Serving: Serves 8
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 7 to 8 Minutes

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1. Wash hands with soap and water.

2. Rinse fresh produce.

3. In a food processor, combine garlic, 1/3 cup walnuts, pine nuts, basil, parsley, cheese and salt and pepper to taste; pulse until slightly chunky.

4. With processor running, slowly add olive oil. Cover and pulse for 1 to 2 minutes, stopping halfway through to scrape down sides of bowl.

5. Cook pasta according to package directions for al dente; drain and place in a large serving dish. Add pesto mixture and remaining walnuts and toss to combine.

6. Garnish with remaining wanuts and cheese before serving.

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories: 338 (Calories from Fat: 153)
Total Fat: 17g (Saturated Fat: 2g)
Protein: 10g
Total Carbohydrates: 41g (Dietary Fiber: 5g
Sugars: 2g)
Cholesterol: 1mg
Sodium: 37mg