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Gemelli Pasta with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Gemelli Pasta with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Serves 8 | Prep Time 10 minutes | Cook Time 10 minutes


12 ounces Eden Spelt & Buckwheat Gemelli
or any Eden Gemelli Pasta

1/2 cup red onion, sliced and blanched 1 minute

1 cup broccoli florets, blanched 2 minutes

1/2 cup cauliflower florets, blanched 2 minutes

1/2 cup carrots, julienned, blanched 2 minutes

Pumpkin Seed Pesto

1 cup Eden Pumpkin Seeds, 2 packages

1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped

2 Tbsp Eden Ume Plum Vinegar, or to taste

3/4 cup cold water

2 cloves minced garlic

2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice


Cook the pasta as package directs. Place the blanched vegetables in a mixing bowl. While the pasta is cooking blend the pesto ingredients in a blender until creamy. Add more ume plum vinegar and lemon juice, if needed. Pour into a bowl. When the pasta is done, rinse and drain. Toss in with the vegetables. Mix the pesto sauce in thoroughly and serve.

Nutritional Information

Per serving: 215 calories, 3g fat (13% calories from fat), 7g protein, 39g carbohydrate, 8g fiber, 0mg cholesterol, 472mg sodium