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Soba Noodle Pasta with Pesto & White Beans

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Serves: 2

Prep Time: 30 mins

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pack of soba noodles
  • 1 can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 leaves of lacinato kale, ribs removed, finley chopped
  • 2 tbs fresh parsley, chopped

Boil soba noodles in a pot with water over medium-high heat until cooked. Drain and return to pot.

 

For Pesto:

  • 1 cup fresh bails
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 1/2 tbs pine nuts
  • 3 brazil nuts
  • 4 tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper

Preparation

Place the basil in a high-speed blender. Pour in about 1 tbs of the olive oil and blend basil into a paste. Gradually add pine nuts, Brazil nuts, Parmesan cheese, garlic, cayenne and remaining oil. Continue to blend until smooth.

Serve

Add 1/2 cup fresh pesto to soba noodles. Add beans and kale and toss unti mixed in. Serve on plate and garnish with fresh parsley.