Noodles with Kale and Walnut Pesto
- Servings: 6
Homemade pesto is a great way to add flavor with little effort. Walnuts, kale and fresh lemon are a perfect pairing for No Yolks® Broad Noodles.
|12 oz||No Yolks® Broad Noodles|
|2 cups||kale, stems removed and roughly chopped|
|1/2 cup||fresh basil leaves|
|2/3 cup||freshly grated Parmesan cheese, divided|
|2/3 cup||extra virgin olive oil|
|1/4 cup||toasted walnuts|
|1/4 cup||lemon juice|
|1 tsp||lemon zest|
|3||garlic cloves, minced|
|1/2 tsp||ground black pepper|
|1/4 tsp||red pepper flakes|
- Prepare noodles according to package directions, under cooking by 2 minutes. Drain and reserve 1/4 cup of cooking liquid.
- Meanwhile, place kale, basil, half the cheese, olive oil, walnuts, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes in a food processor. Pulse until pureed.
- Toss noodles with pesto and reserved cooking liquid. Serve with remaining cheese.