Whole Wheat Pasta with Kale Pesto

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Whole Wheat Pasta with Kale Pesto

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6
Servings
10min
Prep
20min
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Looking for a healthy side or main dish? Try our whole wheat pasta with wilted kale and canned cannellini beans.

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Ingredients
Serves 6
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1 (16-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee whole wheat rotini pasta
3 c. Full Circle Market organic baby kale, divided
1 c. fresh basil leaves, lightly packed
1 c. Hy-Vee pine nuts
¾ c. Soiree shredded Parmesan cheese, plus additional for garnish
⅓ c. Gustare Vitaextra virgin olive oil
4 clove(s) garlic
½ tsp. Hy-Vee sea salt
1 (15-oz.) can Hy-Vee cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

Things To Grab

  • Large pot
  • Colander
  • Food processor or blender

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; set aside.

  2. Place 2 cups kale, basil, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, garlic, and salt in food processor or blender. Cover and process or blend until finely chopped and well combined; set pesto aside. 

  3. Place cooked rotini, cannellini beans, 1 cup baby kale, and pesto in large bowl. Toss until combined. Garnish with additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.