Food / 24 September, 2017 / My Baba
Kale & Walnut Pesto Pasta
- 300g wholewheat penne pasta
- 500g pack Kale
- 250g cherry tomatoes halved
- 150g walnuts
- 100g vegetarian Parmigiano Reggiano, grated
- 2 cloves garlic
- 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 25g mixed nuts, chopped
- Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water for 11 minutes, adding 300g of the kale for the last 3 minutes, drain, reserving 250ml cooking water and return to the pan with the tomatoes.
- Meanwhile, place the walnuts, cheese, garlic, oil and the reserved cooking liquid in a food processor and blitz, adding the remaining kale in batches to give a paste, season.
- Add to the pasta and heat through for a minute or two. Serve sprinkled with chopped nuts.
Recipe from Discover Kale