This is the tastiest dinner for a single gal (or dude) looking for a filling, hearty fall meal! This dish serves one and can be enjoyed with a side salad, piece of garlic toast & glass of wine…hope you enjoy!
*makes one serving for the single gal in the kitchen
-1/2 c. whole wheat or brown rice pasta
-1/4 c. spinach
-1/4 c. Roma tomato, diced
-3 mini mozzarella balls, halved or quartered
-2 generous TB of homemade pesto
To Make Pesto:
-1 c. fresh basil leaves
-2 cloves garlic
-1/4 c. walnuts
-1/4 c. freshly grated Parmesan cheese
-3 TB extra virgin olive oil
-salt & pepper to taste
1. Cook pasta according to directions on box. In the meantime, add the pesto ingredients in a mini Cuisinart and chop until well grounded, creating a smooth pesto sauce texture.
2. Mix together tomatoes, mozzarella balls, spinach and 2 TB of pesto. Add in the pasta once cooked. Stir together and add in salt & pepper to taste. Enjoy!