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                          PASTA AND SPINACH PESTO
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta                            Meatless
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Spaghetti or Linguine
                         -OR Thin Spaghetti,
                         - uncooked
   10       oz           Frozen spinach
                         - thawed, well drained
    2       tb           Vegetable oil
      1/4   c            Grated Parmesan cheese
    2       tb           Chopped parsley
    2                    Garlic cloves
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/2   ts           Dried basil
    2       tb           Butter or margarine
      1/3   c            Water
    4       oz           Crumbled feta cheese
 
   Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.
   In blender or food processor, combine spinach, oil,
   Parmesan cheese, parsley, garlic, salt and basil.
   Blend at medium speed or process until finely chopped.
   Melt margarine in water. With blender or processor
   running, gradually pour in melted margarine mixture
   until blended. Toss with pasta. Sprinkle feta on top
   and serve.
   
   Each serving provides: 518 Calories; 18.1 g Protein;
   83.2 g Carbohydrates; 12.2 g Fat; 15.1 mg Cholesterol;
   417 mg Sodium. Calories from Fat: 21%
   
   Copyright National Pasta Association
   (http://www.ilovepasta.org) (Reprinted with permission)
  
 
 
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