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Cilantro Basil Pesto Pasta

I’m a huge lover of pasta. Not only is it delicious, but it’s super easy and quick to make. You can never go wrong with pasta, either. I found this recipe on Pinterest and was dying to try it out.

Cilantro Basil Pesto Pasta

Adapted from veganfamilyrecipes.com

Here’s the ingredients:
  • 4 cups uncooked pasta
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (or pine nuts, but they’re quite pricey)
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Pepper to taste (optional)
 Directions:
  1. Blend all ingredients (except pasta) in a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth or slightly chunky, according to preference.
  2. Mix pesto together with hot pasta and serve with pepper.

IMG_1100Bowtie pasta-it makes everything taste better!

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Put everything into your food processor and chop. It smells delicious!!

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We decided to add chicken. It was a great call! We added two chicken breasts and cooked them in coconut oil.

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Once your pasta has been drained, mix everything together.

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We ate our dish with broccoli, and it made for a great dinner! We definitely will be making it again soon.

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