Spaghetti with Wilted Greens and Walnut-Parsley Pesto Recipe

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Submitted by ecopak

Makes 6 servings



1 (1-pound) box whole-wheat spaghetti 1 bunch Swiss chard, chopped 1 cuppacked fresh flat-leaf parsley 1/2 cuppacked fresh baby spinach 1/4 cupwalnuts, toasted 1 small clove garlic, peeled and chopped 2 tablespoonsplus 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 teaspoonfinely grated lemon zest 1/2 teaspoonkosher salt, divided 1/2 teaspoonfreshly ground black pepper, divided 6 large eggs

Recipe Ingredients for Spaghetti With Wilted Greens and Walnut-Parsley Pesto

8 oz Spaghetti, Whole-wheat, Cooked
1/4 cup Chopped Walnuts
12 pieces Broccolini
1 cup Parsley
1.5 cup Spinach
1 clove Garlic
1/4 tsp Salt
0.25 tsp Pepper, Black
1 oz Extra Virgin Olive Oil
6 large Egg, Whole

Recipe Directions for Spaghetti With Wilted Greens and Walnut-Parsley Pesto

  1. 1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Cook pasta according to package directions; reserve 1/4 cup of pasta cooking water. Add chard after 5 minutes of cooking and drain; return pasta and greens to pot.

  2. 2. While pasta is cooking, combine parsley, spinach, walnuts, garlic, 2 tablespoons oil, lemon zest, 1 tablespoon water, and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper in a food processor; pulse until chunky.

  3. 3. In a large nonstick skillet, heat remaining 2 teaspoons olive oil over medium-high heat. Working in batches, crack eggs into skillet. Cook until the whites are completely firm but the yolks are still soft (about 2 minutes). Season eggs with remaining 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper.

  4. 4. Toss reserved pasta mixture with pesto and enough reserved cooking water to make a thin sauce. Divide pasta among 6 shallow bowls and top each with a fried egg.

Categories

Pasta

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 136.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
224
Calories from Fat
136
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.1g
23%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
210mg
70%
Sodium
212mg
9%
Potassium
185mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
14.0g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.9g
12%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
10.5g
Vitamin A 46% Vitamin C 63%
Calcium 8% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
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