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!

Ingredients


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)

Instructions


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.

 

Notes:

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


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