Pesto Pasta

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 20 min 1
Pesto Pasta
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1/2 cup Pasta cooked
1 bunch Basil, fresh
1 clove(s) Garlic
1/4 cup Pine nuts, dried
1/3 cup Extra virgin olive oil
3 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated (or nutritional yeast, optional)


Cook pasta according to package directions.

To make pesto, blend remaining ingredients in food processor until a thick paste forms.

Return pasta to pot and stir in the pesto.

Tip: Freeze pesto leftovers in an ice cube tray. It is very handy to have cubes of pesto in the freezer for future meals.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 1067
Calories from fat 888
Calories from saturated fat 130
Total Fat 99 g
Saturated Fat 14.5 g
Trans Fat 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 18.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 59 g
Cholesterol 16.6 mg
Sodium 501 mg
Potassium 464 mg
Total Carbohydrate 30 g
Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
Sugars 1.9 g
Protein 16.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.0
Meat Alternative 1.0
Milk Alternative 0.4

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