Green Power Hemp Pesto Pasta Green Power Hemp Pesto Pasta

Food styling by Claire Stubbs | Prop styling Lara McGraw Image by: Suech and Beck

So delicious (obviously) and nutritious, you'll love noshing on this vibrant pesto pasta. 

  • Prep time 20 minutes
  • Total time 20 minutes
  • Portion size 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 500 g linguine
Hemp Seed Pesto:
  • 2 cups chopped basil leaves
  • 2 cups lightly packed torn parsley (including stems)
  • 1/2 cup raw shelled hemp seeds
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 cups finely grated Parmesan cheese

Method

In large pot of boiling water, cook pasta according to package directions; reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid, drain.

Hemp Seed Pesto: Meanwhile, in food processor, pulse together basil, parsley, hemp seeds, garlic, salt and pepper; with motor running, add oil and vinegar in thin steady stream until smooth. Scrape into large bowl; stir in lemon zest, lemon juice and Parmesan.

Add pasta and reserved cooking liquid; toss to coat. 

Test Kitchen Make-Ahead: Refrigerate pesto in an airtight container for up to five days or freeze for up to a month.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sodium 876 mg
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Protein 20 g
  • Calories 591
  • Total fat 28 g
  • Potassium 277 mg
  • Cholesterol 11 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 65 g
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