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Easy Spinach-Almond Pesto

Spinach Pesto Pasta

Kids like the sweeter taste of spinach over basil in this recipe!
Course Entree
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 4 servings
Calories 259 kcal
Author Cindy Santa Ana


  • 1-2 cups baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or pine nuts
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • ¼ cup shredded pecorino romano -Can also use parmesan
  • Sea salt & Pepper
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil


  1. Blend all ingredients in a food processor, except the olive oil. With machine still running, pour the olive oil through the top until combined.
  2. Add pesto to warm, cooked pasta. Add in leftover chicken, or other protein, if desired.