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Angel Hair Pasta With Creamy Pesto

Posted By 3FC On December 30, 2006 @ 6:19 pm In Entrees,Vegetarian | No Comments

recipe ingredients
1/4 cup pine nuts
2 cups tightly packed fresh basil, stems removed
2 cups tightly packed fresh spinach, stems removed
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup fat-free grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1/3 to 1/2 cup water
8 ounces dry angel hair pasta

recipe directions
Preheat oven to 350*F. Arrange the pine nuts on a cookie sheet lined with foil and roast in oven for 7 to 8 minutes. In a food processor, mix roasted pine nuts with the next 6 ingredients to form a paste. Blend in water to achieve desired consistency. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain and keep warm. The sauce can be refrigerated in a tightly covered container or frozen before serving, if desired. Serve pasta with sauce.

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