Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Arugula, Spinach, and Walnut Pesto
3cupspacked spinach and arugula mixI used Organic Girl Baby Spinach and Arugula mix - this is not a sponsored post, I just like the stuff
½cupfreshly shredded Parmiganio-Reggiano cheese
½tspfresh lemon zest
¼tspfresh cracked pepper
¼cup+ 1T extra virgin olive oil
4ozthin whole wheat spaghetti
chopped walnutslemon zest, and Parmiganio-Reggiano for garnish
Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
Meanwhile, pulse the greens, cheese, nuts, garlic, zest, salt, and pepper in a food processor. With the motor running, pour the olive oil through the chute. Set aside or store in the fridge if not using right away.
Before adding the pasta to the boiling water, add a handful of kosher salt. Add the pasta and cook to al dente according to package directions. Drain and toss with the pesto. Serve garnished with chopped walnuts, lemon zest, and parmesan. Serves 4-6.