Pesto Alla Anna

by Lidia Bastianich
Monday, Nov 21, 2016




Ingredients 

  • ½ cup shelled pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 red onion, sliced into rings
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • 1 ( 6- ounce) bag baby spinach, washed and dried
  • Cranberry Vinaigrette

 

Directions

 

In a blender, drop in all ingredients.

 

Blend until it’s nice and smooth.

Toss this fresh and delicious pesto with cooked and drained spaghetti.
While still hot, add some pasta cooking water if it’s too dry and finish with grated cheese.

 

 

 

About the Author

Lidia Matticchio Bastianich was born in Pola, Istria, on the northeastern coast of the Adriatic Sea. She is a cookbook author, restaurateur, and TV chef extraordinaire.

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