Brown Rice Pesto Pasta with Sweet Pea


2 cups of fresh basil leaves 

1/4 cup olive oil

1 clove garlic

1/4 cup pine nuts

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

1/2 tsp salt 

1/4 tsp black pepper

1/2 tsp Pines Barley Grass Powder


Place all ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth. 

To make the pasta

1/2 cup brown rice pasta

3 tbsp pesto sauce

1 clove garlic, sliced

2 tbsp olive oil

5 pieces of sun dried tomato 

1/4 cup cooked sweet peas



  • Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until done. 
  • Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan over medium low heat. Add sweat peas, tomato, and garlic. Cook about 2 minutes. Turn off the heat.
  • Transfer the pasta (no water) into the pan using kitchen tongs.  Add pesto and 1/4 cup of pasta water. Toss to coat pasta in pesto. 
  • Taste, add more salt and pepper if desired. Garnish with fresh Parmesan.

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