Rating: 4.5 stars
9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

This is no ordinary pasta. Classic basil pesto is enhanced with peppery, smoky arugula, earthy walnuts and the freshness of parsley.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2002


Credit: Karry Hosford

Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place first 6 ingredients in a food processor; pulse 7 or 8 times or until mixture forms a smooth paste. Add cheese, broth, salt, and pepper; pulse until combined. Combine pesto and pasta in a large bowl, tossing to coat.


Nutrition Facts

356 calories; calories from fat 37%; fat 14.6g; saturated fat 3.5g; mono fat 6.4g; poly fat 2.5g; protein 14.1g; carbohydrates 44.9g; fiber 3.2g; cholesterol 10mg; iron 3mg; sodium 685mg; calcium 212mg.