Pesto Pasta

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 20 min 1
Pesto Pasta
Health Rating


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 1061
Calories from fat 869
Calories from saturated fat 145
Total Fat 97 g
Saturated Fat 16.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 15.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 61 g
Cholesterol 16.7 mg
Sodium 409 mg
Potassium 462 mg
Total Carbohydrate 31 g
Dietary Fiber 5.6 g
Sugars 0.8 g
Protein 17.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.0
Meat Alternative 1.0
Milk Alternative 0.4

Energy sources

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