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Pasta Twists with Spinach Pesto


Makes 4 servings


1 bunch spinach, washed, stemmed and torn
1 cup fresh parsley sprigs
2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup walnut pieces
6 cloves garlic, minced
2 anchovy fillets
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup olive oil
Pasta twists, cooked according to package directions and drained


  1. Place spinach, parsley, cheese, walnuts, garlic, anchovies, basil, salt and pepper in food processor. Process until smooth.
  2. With processor running, add oil in thin stream. Adjust seasonings, if desired. Pour desired amount of pesto over pasta; toss gently to coat.

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