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Garlic Scape Pesto on Spinach Linguine

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a light and fresh alternative to traditional pesto. Garlic scapes have a more mild garlic flavor. You can often find them at your farmers market, and they are inexpensive."
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35 m servings 185
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook linguine at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 11 minutes; drain.
  2. While pasta boils, process grape tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, garlic scapes, olive oil, basil leaves, sun-dried tomatoes, and lemon juice in a food processor until smooth; season with salt and pepper.
  3. Prepare a large skillet with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Cook spinach leaves in hot skillet until slightly wilted, about 3 minutes; add drained linguine and pesto sauce. Cook and stir to coat linguine is sauce and until everything is hot, 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 185 calories; 14.4 10.2 5.6 6 207 Full nutrition

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Got some garlic shapes from my CSA. Wasn't sure what to do with them. Had most of this at home except for the tomatoes so just made it without. Loved it. Will try with the tomatoes next time