Summer Pesto Pasta
This nutrient-dense summer pasta will satisfy a family of 4 at a cost of only $1.40 and 330 calories per serving.
2 handfuls baby arugula
1 handful basil leaves
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/3 cup walnuts
1/4 cup grated pecorino
Juice of 1 small lemon
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 pound whole wheat penne, cooked al dente
A couple handfuls baby tomatoes, sliced lengthwise
In a blender combine arugula, basil, olive oil, nuts, cheese and lemon juice and blend until thick and smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Toss the pesto with the pasta, the tomatoes.