Arrow Created with Sketch. Back to The Recipes CBD Pesto Pasta with Poached Egg Meals np_email_663301_000000 Created with Sketch. pinterest Created with Sketch. Twitter Created with Sketch. Facebook Created with Sketch. - shares Star Created with Sketch. Star Copy 4 Created with Sketch. Star Copy 4 Created with Sketch. Star Copy 4 Created with Sketch. Star Copy 4 Created with Sketch. 1/5 - 45 Ratings PRINT Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 15-20 minutes Serving Yield 4 servings A classic pesto pasta gets a dinner-worthy upgrade with the addition of a perfectly poached egg. Break into the yolk and let it blend into the pasta as you eat, transforming the CBD-infused pesto into a creamy, luscious sauce. A little fresh lemon zest brightens the dish while a sprinkling of red pepper flakes adds as much heat as you like. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a natural component of hemp oil. Hemp-derived CBD is legal in all 50 states. By: Posie Brien of 600 Acres Ingredients 1 pound dried pasta 2 cups fresh basil leaves 1/2 cup pine nuts or almonds 1 clove garlic 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 milliliter full-spectrum hemp extract Zest of 2 lemons 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (more or less to taste) 4 Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs Nutritional Information Servings: 4 Amount Per Serving: Calories 900, Fat Cal. 440, Total Fat 49g (75% DV), Sat. Fat 8g (40% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholest. 195mg (65% DV), Sodium 450mg (19% DV), Total Carb. 90g (30% DV), Fiber 5g (20% DV), Sugars 4g, Protein 27g, Vitamin A (20% DV), Vitamin C (10% DV), Calcium (20% DV), Iron (20% DV), Vitamin D (10% DV). Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. For more information about how we calculate our nutritional content and to read our nutritional disclaimer, please check out our Recipe Nutrition Facts blog post. Directions Step 1 In a food processor, add the basil and pine nuts (or almonds) and pulse a few times to combine. Add the garlic, Parmesan, salt, and pepper and pulse a few more times. Step 2 With the food processor running on low, pour olive oil and hemp extract in in a slow, steady stream. Continue processing until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides as needed. Set the pesto aside. Step 3 Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil. Add your pasta and cook until al dente. Drain the pasta, reserving 1/2 cup of the pasta cooking water. Step 4 Mix the pasta with the pesto while the pasta is still warm, adding in the reserved 1/2 cup of pasta cooking water to create a smooth sauce and tossing to coat. Step 5 Divide the pasta between four bowls and top with lemon zest and red pepper flakes. Step 6 Bring a small pot of water to a simmer. Working with one egg at a time, crack the egg into a small dish or ramekin. Using a spoon, stir the water vigorously to create a vortex, then gently slide the egg into the center of it. Cook until the whites are just barely set but the center is still quite soft. Using a slotted spoon, carefully transfer each poached egg onto a bowl of pasta. Note: If you would like to enjoy this pesto pasta without the addition of CBD, simply eliminate it and substitute with additional olive oil if needed. Rate this Recipe Share this Recipe How much did you enjoy this recipe? How much did you enjoy this recipe? Rate it from 1-5 to let us know! x Page 1 Copy 3 Created with Sketch. 1 Page 1 Copy 3 Created with Sketch. 2 Page 1 Copy 3 Created with Sketch. 3 Page 1 Copy 3 Created with Sketch. 4 Page 1 Copy 3 Created with Sketch. 5 Submit COMMENTS Submit * Required RESPONSES Robin Peters Henne June 15, 2020 I have pesto I. The freezer, and will try this for dinner tonight. We also have garlicscape pesto, which I think would be really good in this dish. Thank you for these! Reply Page 1 Created with Sketch. 1 Reply [email protected] June 17, 2020 That sounds like it'd be delicious, Robin! We hope you enjoy! Reply Page 1 Created with Sketch.