Spinach-pesto Pasta Toss Recipe

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Spinach-Pesto Pasta Toss

Ronda Krouch

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@rmkrouch

It a great change from regular salad.


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Rating:

Serves:

4

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

6 oz
spaghetti
1/2 c
packed fresh basil
1/2 c
packed baby spinach
2 Tbsp
chopped walnuts
1 Tbsp
greated parmesan cheese
1 clove
garlic
1/4 c
chopped onions
1 medium
red pepper seeded and sliced
1 pkg
9oz hollandaise sauce mix, like knorr
1 c
nonfat milk
1 c
cubed leftover roasted chicken

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain and set aside. Meanwhile, in food processor, pulse basil, baby spinach, chopped walnuts, Parmesan cheese, garlic and 2 tbsp. warm water 2 min. or until smooth. Season with salt and black pepper, if desired.
2
In skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray over medium heat, cook onions and peppers 3 min. or until tender, stirring often. Add hollandaise mix and milk. Bring to boil; cook 1 min. more or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
3
Add spinach mixture, chicken and cooked pasta; toss to coat. Cook 1 min. or until heated through.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy