Bil's Cilantro Pesto Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 404.8
  • Total Fat: 25.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.0 mg
  • Sodium: 30.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 8.0 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    6 oz. Mueller's bowtie pasa
    1/2 bunch fresh cilantro
    2.5 cloves garlic minced
    1.5 t white wine vinegar
    1 T-2 grated parmasen cheese
    1/4 t cayenne pepper
    .25 c and 2 T walnuts or pecans
    salt to taste
    .25 c olive oil (?) or half chicken broth or ricotta cheese.


1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and return water to boil. Cook pasta for 8-10 minutes. Drain
2. In blender, blend cilantro, garlic, vinegar, Parmesan cheese, cayenne pepper, nuts and salt.
3. Add half of olive oil or olive oil mixture and blend. Add more until it reaches correct consistency.
4. Pour pesto in a small saucepan and warm over low heat, stirring constantly until pesto begins to simmer. Pour over cooked pasta and toss.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CAZLINR.

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