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Broccoli Pesto with Pasta and Cherry Tomatoes

For the pasta lovers looking to get fancy & pack in more nutrients!

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 8-12 minutes Serves: 2

Great source of…

✓ Carbohydrates ✓ Folate ✓ Potassium ✓ Fiber ✓ Vitamins K, C


Broccoli Pesto

  • 2 cups cooked broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup parsley, roughly chopped
  • Salt and black pepper


  • 9oz whole wheat or chickpea pasta
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup cooked broccoli florets


  1. Make the pesto: combine all ingredients in a food processor. Season with salt and pepper. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to 1 week.
  2. Cook your pasta.
  3. Add pesto, cherry tomatoes, and pesto to a bowl of cooked pasta and enjoy!


  • Add more cooked broccoli on top if desired.
  • Want more protein? Use bean-based pasta like lentil or chickpea!

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