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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 392.1
  • Total Fat: 17.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 10.0 mg
  • Sodium: 599.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 51.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.2 g
  • Protein: 14.8 g

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Pesto Feta Pasta

Submitted by: UNA_NICOLE

Introduction

This can be altered in any way -- add mushrooms, more veggies to increase serving yield and decrease calories. Can also be made with chicken. The pesto has a lot of olive oil in it, so you need just enough oil to coat the pan and cook the onion.

This and some grilled chicken feeds my husband and I both and then I still have a serving to take to lunch the next day!
This can be altered in any way -- add mushrooms, more veggies to increase serving yield and decrease calories. Can also be made with chicken. The pesto has a lot of olive oil in it, so you need just enough oil to coat the pan and cook the onion.

This and some grilled chicken feeds my husband and I both and then I still have a serving to take to lunch the next day!

Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    2 Servings of Ronzoni Smart Taste rotini pasta (or a whole wheat pasta)
    2 oz. reduced fat feta
    2 roma tomatoes, chopped
    1 c. fresh spinach
    1. tsp olive oil
    1/2 cup basil pesto
    2 tbsp. purple onion

Directions

1. Use a smidge of the olive oil to cook your pasta.
2. Once the pasta is cooked, drain, reserving a couple of tablespoons of water.
3. Heat the rest of the olive oil and cook the onion.
4. Add spinach and lightly sautee.
4. Add the pasta, tomatoes and basil pesto, stirring to coat. If the pasta looks dry, add some of that reserved pasta water.
5. Remove from heat and add the feta.

Makes 3 servings.


Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ZANICOLE.






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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yum! Llooked like something you get from Zuppas. Make sure to stir in the feta. My husband is picky and liked this. Very flavorful. Serve with fresh veggies and bread and it's a complete meal! Definitely a do-over for me. Thanks! - 8/31/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I increased the pasta and added mushrooms and this recipe was great! Thanks so much for sharing. - 3/27/09

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  • yummy! I left out the feta (to cut calories) and added asparagus, broccoli & red peppers. - 2/19/10

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  • This was delicious! I added orange peppers and sauted them with the onions. I also added shrimp and used less pesto because the pesto I had was pretty high in calories. My only complaint it that it wasn't very filling, but it could have just been the day. - 2/4/10

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  • This was a tasty meal. I added steamed shrimp to it. If you don't make the pesto yourself, buy top-of-the-line, because everything depends on the quality of the flavor of the pesto. - 4/10/09

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