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Kale Pesto with Brown Rice Pasta

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Recipe
Kale Pesto with Brown Rice Pasta Recipe
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Calories: 555
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Information

Recipe Serves 4
Nutrition Information Based on a Single Serving
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value*
Calories
555
27.75% Complete
28%
Fat
34g
52.3076923077% Complete
52%
Cholesterol
0mg
0.0% Complete
0%
Sodium
161mg
7.0% Complete
7%
Carbohydrates
57g
44.1860465116% Complete
44%
Fiber
6g
24.0% Complete
24%
Sugar
1g
2.0% Complete
2%
Protein
8g
15.6862745098% Complete
16%
*Percent Daily Value are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Dietary Needs

Lower Sodium
Vegan
Gluten Free
Vegetarian
Ingredients
  • 1 box Brown Rice Pasta, penne or spirals
  • 1 kale leaf, de-stemmed
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ½ tsp fresh lemon juice
  • dash pepper
  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • ¼ cup raw almonds
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
Method
Make the brown rice pasta according to directions. In blender, blend up basil, garlic, kale and almonds until finely chopped. Add in olive oil, lemon, sea salt and pepper and blend until smooth. Once the pasta is ready, drain and rinse with cold water to prevent sticking Add the pesto on top of the pasta and viola! Serves 4