Asparagus Pesto with Pasta Recipe

 

Fresh spring asparagus pesto recipe with baby spinach, asparagus, pine nuts, olive oil and garlic, served with fettuccine pasta.

What you will need

1 bunch asparagus spears (about 1 lb), trimmed of tough ends and halved crosswise

3 handfuls baby spinach leaves

2 cloves garlic, peeled

1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese, plus more for topping

1 cup pine nuts

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for topping

Juice of 1/2 lemon

1/2 teaspoon fine-grain sea salt

8 ounces of dried pasta or 12 ounces fresh -linguini, fettuccine, spaghetti Mix spinach pasta with regular wheat pasta for a medley of colors.

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