Casarecce Con Pesto Cavolo (Casarecce Pasta With Kale Pesto)

“This dish hails from the island of Sicily and is simple yet very complex in flavor.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Rub asparagus with oil, salt and pepper. Spread out on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
  3. While the asparagus is baking, start the pasta cooking and make the pesto.
  4. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  5. In a food processor, process the nuts, cheese and kale while gradually adding remaining oil. When combined, set aside.
  6. When the water is boiling, cook the pasta according to package directions and drain while saving 1/2 cup of cooking liquid.
  7. Once the pasta is drained, transfer to a bowl and mix in the reserved cooking liquid, kale pesto, cherry tomatoes and asparagus. Serve immediately.

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