Sweet, mild-onion flavored chives are fresh top greens in the onion family of bulb vegetables. Its stiff, hollow, tubular leaves appear similar to that of onions, but smaller in diameter, and appear somewhat like grass from a distance.
- Energy 20 kcal
- Carbohydrates 4 g
- Fat 0 g
- Protein 2 g
Spaghetti with Parsley Pesto
1 pound spaghetti
1/2 cup unsalted, roasted almonds
4 cups fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
2 tablespoons Green Mixed Spice
3/4 cup chopped fresh chives
3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan
Freshly ground black pepper
- Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water, stirring occasionally, until al dente. Drain, reserving 2 cups pasta cooking liquid.
- Meanwhile, pulse almonds in a food processor until smooth. Add parsley, chives, oil, and Parmesan; process until smooth. Season pesto with salt and pepper and Green Mixed Spice.
- Toss pasta and pesto in a large bowl, adding pasta cooking liquid by 1/4-cupfuls until saucy. Season with salt and pepper.
- Pesto can be made 5 days ahead. Cover surface directly; chill.