Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

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Bucatini with Arugula Pesto and Heirloom Tomatoes

8 servings

servings

10 minutes

active time

20 minutes

total time

Ingredients

16 ounces Bucatini Pasta (or use linguini, spaghetti, etc)

½ cup smoked almonds (they usually come in a can)

4 cloves garlic

2 cups basil leaves, packed

2 cups arugula, packed

1 cup olive oil

1 teaspoon salt (see notes)

½ teaspoon fresh cracked pepper

1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Directions

Cook pasta according to directions on the package.

Make the pesto. In a food processor, place garlic, and almonds. Pulse 4-5 times. Add basil, arugula and pulse a few more times. Add oil, lemon, salt and pepper. Process until combined, but not too smooth, a little texture is good here.

Toss with drained warm pasta.

Garnish with: mini heirloom tomatoes ( sliced in half), grated romano cheese ( optional) and a little lemon zest, fresh arugula leaves.

Nutrition

Serving Size

-

Calories

475

Total Fat

31.7 g

Saturated Fat

4.2 g

Unsaturated Fat

-

Trans Fat

0 g

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

314.8 mg

Total Carbohydrate

44.4 g

Dietary Fiber

6.5 g

Total Sugars

2.2 g

Protein

10.4 g

8 servings

servings

10 minutes

active time

20 minutes

total time
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