Gluten Free Spaghetti with Spinach-Parsley Pesto and Blistered Grape Tomatoes

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This quick, nut-free homemade pesto is a fresh, delicious way to use up summer garden herbs for a flavorful, meatless main dish.


Step 1

Bring salted water to boil in steam-jacketed kettle or large stockpot on stove top. Add pasta; cook as directed on package.

Step 2

Meanwhile, place spinach, parsley, garlic and cheese in work bowl of food processor. Pulse until coarsely chopped. Process while slowly adding 1 cup olive oil until fully incorporated. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 3

Heat remaining oil in large skillet; add tomatoes and cook 3-4 min. or until blistered.

Step 4

Toss pasta with pesto and tomatoes until combined.


  • 3 lbs Barilla Gluten Free Spaghetti
  • 1 quart packed baby spinach
  • ¼ cup loosely packed Italian Parsley leaves
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
  • 1-1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 quarts grape tomatoes
  • kosher salt and ground black pepper
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Servings Per Container serving

Amount Per Serving
Calories 304
Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 1mg
Sodium 282mg
Total Carbohydrate 45g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 2g
Protein 5g

Vitamin A 23%
Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 4%
Iron 9%
Allergy Information:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Please note: for the purpose of the nutritional assessment, total sodium does not include salt added to the cooking water. When salt is listed "as needed" in the ingredient list, 1 tsp total is included in the analysis.