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Orzo with Spinach Pesto

Serves 4

Prep time: 7 mins


Ingredients:
pound of Orzo Pasta cooked according to packaged instructions

For the Pesto:
2 cups of Fresh Baby Spinach, washed and dried
cup of Fresh parsley
2 Cloves of Garlic
Zest and Juice of One Lemon
3 Tbsp of Toasted Walnuts
cup of Freshly Grated Prmiggiano Reggiano (parmesan cheese)
cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
4oz of Crumbled Feta
Salt and Pepper To Taste

Process,

1) In a food processor, add the spinach, parsley, lemon zest and juice, walnuts, salt, pepper and about 2 tbsp of the olive oil.

2) Blend until smooth and with the motor running, drizzle in the remaining oil.

3) Add the spinach pesto to the orzo along with the parmesan cheese and toss everything together to mix well. Top with the feta and dig in!

Recipe By: Laura Vitale