Fettuccine with Asparagus, Beet Green Pesto, and Poached Egg
Fettuccine with Asparagus, Beet Green Pesto, and Poached Egg
  • prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 2 hr
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  • Summary

    Puréeing beet greens into pesto and tossing asparagus ribbons into fettuccine is a great way to incorporate healthy vegetables into pasta. A poached egg adds richness and protein to the dish. If you are following our $68 Dinner Story, reserve the beets for the Beet Risotto and 4 ounces of asparagus for the Frittata with Fennel-Spiced Pork and Asparagus .

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup walnuts
    • 1 1/2 cups (packed) chopped beet greens (from 1 bunch beets)
    • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 1/4 cup (packed) parsley leaves
    • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
    • 3 teaspoons fresh lemon juice, divided
    • Kosher salt
    • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
    • Olive oil
    • 2/3 cup grated Parmesan, plus more for serving
    • 4 large eggs
    • 3/4 pound fettuccine
    • 1 bunch asparagus (about 1 pound), trimmed, shaved lengthwise into ribbons with a vegetable peeler

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 472 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 27.95%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 29.61%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 18 mg 5.87%
    • Sodium: 1275 mg 53.14%
    • Calcium: 229 mg 22.93%
    • Potassium: 450 mg 12.86%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 37.82%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 64 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 25.63%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 20 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 44.29%
    • Vitamin C 27.72%
    • Vitamin D 0.7%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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