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Men’s Fitness featured the Explore Cuisine recipe for Edamame Spaghetti with Kale Cilantro Pesto

 

Losing weight doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor—these low-carb recipes are filling and delicious.

 

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For original Men’s Fitness article click here: Men’s Fitness

 

This bean pasta boasts just 22 grams of carbs per serving and keeps you full longer than other white and wheat pastas.

Skill level: Beginner

Serves: 4

Start to Finish: 18 minutes

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 8 minutes

Ingredients:

1 cup of kale, tightly packed
1 cup of cilantro, tightly packed
1/4 cup оf slivered almonds, toasted
1 garlic clove
1 serrano chile
1 tablespoon lime juice
Dash of salt
1/4 cup of parmesan, grated
1/2 cup of olive oil
1 knob ginger, sliced into shards
Olive oil
2 carrots, sliced into ribbons
1/4 cup of shredded coconut, toasted
1 box (8 oz) Explore Cuisine Edamame Spaghetti

Instructions:

1) Blend first seven ingredients in a food processor. Add cheese. Stream in olive oil. Sauté ginger in oil until crispy.

2) Boil 8 cups of water and pour in organic edamame spaghetti. Cook for 8 minutes. Drain.

3) Toss together edamame spaghetti with carrots and pesto. Top with ginger and toasted coconut.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 471; Carbs: 29 g; Fat: 27  g; Protein: 29 g

Recipe and photo courtesy of: Explore Cuisine

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