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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 368.5
  • Total Fat: 21.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.3 mg
  • Sodium: 81.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 44.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.0 g
  • Protein: 8.1 g

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Pasta with Walnut Tomato Pesto

Submitted by: XTMONT

Introduction

From Prevention February 2011. Calculated at a side dish size. Can also be served as a main-dish for 4 people From Prevention February 2011. Calculated at a side dish size. Can also be served as a main-dish for 4 people
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 cup fresh basil
    1/4 cup walnut pieces
    2 cloves garlic
    6 oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes (or dry and rehydrated with hot water then drained)
    2 tbsp grated parmesan
    1/4 tsp kosher salt
    1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
    6 tbsp olive oil
    12oz Whole Wheat pasta (fettuccini, linguini, or spaghetti)

Directions

Chop basil, walnuts and garlic in a food processor. Add tomatoes, cheese, salt and red pepper. Pulse to combine, scraping down sides. Drizzle in oil with machine running. Process to a coarse paste.

Cook pasta according to package directions omitting fat and salt. Add 1 cup of cooking water to processor and pulse until smooth.

Toss pesto with drained pasta in the warm pot.

Makes 4 main servings or 6-8 side servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user XTMONT.






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  • really easy recipe - I doubled or tripled the garlic and would have reduced some of the cooking water to 3/4 cup or a little less - rave reviews, does not feel very heavy - 7/6/11

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