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spaghetti with parsley pesto

Recipe by
Ericka Willard

My family absolutely loves this recipe!

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For spaghetti with parsley pesto

  • 1 lb
  • Dash
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 c
    unsalted roasted almonds
  • 4 c
    (packed) fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 3/4 c
    fresh chives
  • 3/4 c
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • Dash
    ground pepper

How To Make spaghetti with parsley pesto

  • 1
    Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water, stirring occasionally until al dente. Drain, reserving 2 cups pasta cooking liquid. Pulse almonds in a food processor until smooth. Add parsley, chives, oil and parmesan, process until smooth. Season pasta with salt and pepper. Toss pasta and pesto in a large bowl, adding pasta cooking liquid by 1/4 cup fulls until saucy. Season with salt and pepper.