Super Green Pesto Pasta

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizers, Dip
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 servings
Calories 231 kcal


  • Food Processor
  • Stove


  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice fresh, no sugar or preservatives added. NO SODIUM BENZOATE
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 cup artichoke hearts chopped
  • 2 tbsp Earth Balance Butter
  • 1 tbsp flour whole wheat, no bleached flour
  • 3/4 cup soy milk NO SODIUM BENZOATE
  • 2 cups pasta Brand: Tinkyada, cooked
  • 1 avocado sliced


  • In the food processor, combine basil, spinach, garlic, nuts, lemon juice, nutritional yeast, salt and pepper. Process until a rough consistency.
  • Add olive oil and artichokes. Process until a smooth consistency.
  • In a small saucepan, melt the Earth Balance Butter and stir in flour to form a paste. Slowly add soy milk stirring constantly until thickened and to keep from sticking on the bottom of the pan.
  • Once thickened, remove from heat and stir in basil and spinach pesto mixture.
  • Mix in cooked pasta and garnish with avocados slices.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Super Green Pesto Pasta
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 231 Calories from Fat 176
% Daily Value*
Fat 19.58g30%
Sodium 47.19mg2%
Potassium 306.46mg9%
Carbohydrates 19.11g6%
Fiber 3.68g15%
Sugar 0.52g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 516.14IU10%
Vitamin B1 1.35mg90%
Vitamin B2 1.3mg76%
Vitamin B3 9.16mg46%
Vitamin B5 0.39mg4%
Vitamin B6 1.57mg79%
Vitamin B12 5.63µg94%
Vitamin C 6.02mg7%
Vitamin E 0.52mg3%
Vitamin K 46.15µg44%
Calcium 33.63mg3%
Copper 0.22mg11%
Folate 42.62µg11%
Iron 1.81mg10%
Manganese 0.44mg22%
Magnesium 29.27mg7%
Phosphorus 53.37mg5%
Selenium 0.84µg1%
Zinc 0.52mg3%
Ess-Methionine 24.66mg
Ess-Tryptophan 17.79mg
Ess-Threonine 57.04mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 68.5mg
Ess-Arginine 256.25mg
Ess-Lysine 66.16mg
Ess-Leucine 110.37mg
Ess-Histidine 55.25mg
Ess-Valine 76.04mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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