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white bean pesto pasta

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Delicious - use any kind of pasta you want

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For white bean pesto pasta

  • 10 oz
    angel hair pasta
  • 1 c
    frozen peas
  • 1 can
    cannellini beans, drained (15 oz)
  • 1 c
    fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 c
    grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • shaved Parmesan, for garnish

How To Make white bean pesto pasta

  • 1
    Cook the pasta in boiling salted water for 10 minutes. Add the peas during the last couple of minutes. Reserve some pasta water and drain.
  • 2
    Place the beans, basil, grated Parmesan, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil in a food processor. Process until well incorporated. Add a little pasta water if too thick.
  • 3
    Place the pasta with peas back in the pan and stir in the pesto over low heat until heated through. Serve with shaved Parmesan on top.