Dave Lieberman’s Summertime Recipes

You don’t have to be a chef to whip up the fresh, light flavors you crave this summer. Dave Lieberman’s healthy recipes are so simple and delicious that your family will applaud your new-found cooking skills.

Posted on | By Dave Lieberman

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.


Serves 4-6

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.

Article written by Dave Lieberman
Celebrity chef