Asparagus Walnut Pesto Pasta

Recipe by Jo Feehan

Serves 2 with left over pesto |  prep time: 10 minutes | cooking time: 10 minutes

  • 200 gm large asparagus spears
  • 50 gm walnuts
  • I clove garlic grated
  • 20 gm grana Padano
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 200gm dried spaghetti
  1. Blanch the asparagus for 2 mins, then refresh in cold water.
  2. Blitz all of the ingredients in a food processor or with a stick blender until it reaches a smooth creamy consistency.
  3. Bring a large pot of water to the boil. Cook dried spaghetti according to instructions. Drain and return to pot. Add 4 tablespoons of pesto and toss through.
  4. Serve the asparagus walnut pesto pasta immediately with extra cheese if desired.

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