Sunday, August 13, 2017

Edamame Pasta Pesto

     Who said you can't have Pasta to keep your low carb diet in check...not me, nope you did not hear that from me...quite the opposite actually!  With Explore Cuisine, you can have all the Edamame Pasta your belly can handle...and did I mention the phenomenal flavor!?  The macros are simply unbelievable as well, each of the 2oz are only 180 calories, 7g net carbs and 24g protein.  Pair this with a beautiful homemade Pesto and you have a meal that can't be beat...each rounded cup of Edamame Pesto Pasta is only 315 calories, 10g net carbs and 28g protein.  This green will make you lean!  For more information and where to buy Explore Cuisine Edamame Pasta, visit

Ingredients for 4 hearty servings~
8oz Explore Cuisine Organic Edamame Spaghetti
5oz Baby Spinach Leaves
4oz container Basil, approx 2.5oz net weight of leaves, use less if you want a milder flavor
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan, (extra for garnish, not included in macros)
1 large ripe peeled Avocado (approx 4oz)
1oz (1/4 cup) chopped Walnuts
1 Tablespoon fresh chopped Garlic
2 Tablespoons Sriracha
1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice, if desired
Salt to taste
Chopped Roma Tomato, for garnish if desired

     Prepare Pasta according to directions.  Meanwhile, add rest of ingredients (except for garnish) to food processor and blend til smooth.  Stir together with Pasta and garnish as desired.  I also served this over Grilled Chicken Breast and it was over the top delish!  Enjoy  :)

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