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Pasta With Green Olive Pesto

Pasta With Green Olive Pesto

This delicious recipe is vegan and very healthy! Perfect for back to school energy. It’s also really easy and did I already say delicious?



1 pound of spaghetti

2 cloves of garlic (peeled)

1/4 cup (3 ounces) Niçoise or other green olives (pitted)

1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves

1/4 cup fresh basil leaves

1/4 cup olive oil

1/4 cup pitted kalamata or other black olives (chopped)

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt



  1. Cook the spaghetti al dente, according to the package directions. Reserve ½ cup of the pasta water and drain.
  2. 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.
  3. In a large skillet, over medium heat, cook the olive pesto for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the spaghetti, reserved pasta water, black olives, and salt and cook until the water is absorbed and the spaghetti is heated through.
  5. Enjoy!


I hope you will love this delicious dinner as much as me!

Today’s Kids Corner was written by: Kaila, 12


Posted in Food | August 31 st , 2015 | 0 Comments

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