Pasta With Green Olive Pesto
Serves 4| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- Cook the spaghetti al dente, according to the package directions. Reserve ½ cup of the pasta water and drain.
- Meanwhile, add the garlic, green olives, parsley, and basil to a food processor. With the motor running, slowly add the oil and process until fully incorporated.
- In a large skillet, over medium heat, cook the olive pesto for 2 minutes.
- Add the spaghetti, reserved pasta water, black olives, and salt and cook until the water is absorbed and the spaghetti is heated through.
- Per Serving
- Calories 651
- Calcium 43mg
- Carbohydrate 89g
- Cholesterol 0mg
- Fat 26g
- Fiber 3g
- Iron 5mg
- Protein 15mg
- Sat Fat 3g
- Sodium 886mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .
This fresh olive pesto is delicious on pasta, but you can also use it to dress up sandwiches and salads.