Toasted Walnut and Parsley Pesto with Noodles

Pesto is an Italian sauce usually made with oil, herbs, garlic, and cheese.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp. chopped walnuts
  • 4 Tbsp. walnut oil
  • ¾ cup fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 4 cups cooked egg noodles

Directions

  • In a small nonstick saucepan over medium heat, toast the walnuts until they’re light brown, about 5–8 minutes, being careful not to burn them. Set aside to cool.
  • Add the oil, parsley, Parmesan, garlic, lemon juice, and toasted walnuts to a food processor. Process until smooth.
  • In a large serving bowl, toss the noodles with the pesto. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp. chopped walnuts
  • 4 Tbsp. walnut oil
  • ¾ cup fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 4 cups cooked egg noodles

Directions

  • In a small nonstick saucepan over medium heat, toast the walnuts until they’re light brown, about 5–8 minutes, being careful not to burn them. Set aside to cool.
  • Add the oil, parsley, Parmesan, garlic, lemon juice, and toasted walnuts to a food processor. Process until smooth.
  • In a large serving bowl, toss the noodles with the pesto. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories270
Total Fat15g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium40mg
Total Carbohydrate29g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars1g
Protein6g