Pesto Pasta

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 15 min 6
Pesto Pasta
Health Rating
This pesto pasta is only made with 6 ingredients and ready in under 30 minutes. YUM!


1 bunch Basil, fresh
2 clove(s) Garlic
1/4 cup Pine nuts, dried
1/3 cup Extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated (or nutritional yeast, to taste)
341 gm Pasta, fettuccine, whole-wheat, dry (or gluten free pasta)


1. Combine basil, garlic, pine nuts, oil and cheese in a blender until a thick paste forms.

2. Cook pasta according to package directions, return to pot and stir in the pesto.



Sauté some zucchini or bell peppers for extra nutrients

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 355
Calories from fat 148
Calories from saturated fat 23.7
Total Fat 16.5 g
Saturated Fat 2.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.2 g
Cholesterol 1.9 mg
Sodium 41 mg
Potassium 194 mg
Total Carbohydrate 44 g
Dietary Fiber 5.2 g
Sugars 0.1 g
Protein 10.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 2.2
Meat Alternative 0.2

Energy sources