This dish has not one, but three of our favorite green ingredients, including our Traditional Basil Pesto.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In the bowl of a food processor add the Traditional Basil Pesto and avocado; mix to combine; set aside.

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  • In a large pot bring 4 to 6 quarts of water to a rolling boil; add salt to taste and the Farfalle; stir gently.

  • Cook pasta according to package directions; remove from heat and drain well, reserving 1/2 cup pasta cooking water.

  • Return pasta to pot; stir in the baby greens and Traditional Basil Pesto mixture; add pasta water as needed to reach desired consistency.

  • Serve topped with fresh basil leaves and Parmesan, if desired.

Customize It:

Let the dish cool slightly and serve it as a pasta salad for your next picnic or potluck.

Nutrition Facts

252 calories; protein 8.3g 17% DV; carbohydrates 45.1g 15% DV; fat 4g 6% DV; cholesterol 1.1mg; sodium 118.8mg 5% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (3)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
10/02/2016
I would make this again - tasty and cheap meal. I also took other folks' advice and added some sun dried tomatoes. Read More

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
10/03/2016
Not a fan. I didn't like the greasiness of the pesto &/or the taste. Just my preference. Read More
4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
09/28/2016
Add sundried tomatoes Read More
Rating: 2 stars
10/03/2016
Not a fan. I didn't like the greasiness of the pesto &/or the taste. Just my preference. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
10/02/2016
I would make this again - tasty and cheap meal. I also took other folks' advice and added some sun dried tomatoes. Read More
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