Man-Made Meal: Walnut Pesto

A fast, simple, healthier take on an Italian classic.

Man-Made Meal: Walnut Pesto
Calories 646
Protein 21g
Fat 22g
Carbs 92g
Walnut Pesto Servings: 4
You'll need
  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1⁄3 cup water
  • 1 lb penne pasta
  • 2 cups chopped raw zucchini
1. Combine the first six ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Add more water if needed to obtain a creamy consistency.
2. Boil penne according to package directions. Drain.
3. Toss penne with pesto sauce. Top with zucchini, tomato and a few basil leaves.