Linguine with Arugula and Pine Nuts

Arugula gives this simple and quick recipe a delicious bite. You be the judge on the amount of Parmesan cheese you include; it can be just as tasty with half of the suggested 1 cup in the ingredients list.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. linguine
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 4 oz. arugula, trimmed
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ cup toasted pine nuts

Directions

  • Cook linguine in large pot of boiling salted water until just tender. Stir occasionally.
  • While linguine is cooking, heat oil in heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add ¾ of arugula and stir until wilted, about 30 seconds. Transfer to food processor. Add Parmesan, salt and pepper, and process until smooth.
  • Drain pasta and return to pot. Add arugula mixture and toss well. To serve, top with pine nuts and remaining arugula. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. linguine
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 4 oz. arugula, trimmed
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ cup toasted pine nuts

Directions

  • Cook linguine in large pot of boiling salted water until just tender. Stir occasionally.
  • While linguine is cooking, heat oil in heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add ¾ of arugula and stir until wilted, about 30 seconds. Transfer to food processor. Add Parmesan, salt and pepper, and process until smooth.
  • Drain pasta and return to pot. Add arugula mixture and toss well. To serve, top with pine nuts and remaining arugula. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories440
Total Fat24g
Saturated Fat4.5g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium410mg
Total Carbohydrate43g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars1g
Protein13g