Italian Beans with Pesto

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 480.2
  • Total Fat: 25.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 4.9 mg
  • Sodium: 1,141.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 51.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 13.3 g
  • Protein: 15.4 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 1/2 cup quinoa, cooked
    1 can kidney beans, rinsed
    1 red bell pepper
    1/4 cup chopped green onion
    2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
    1/3 C olive oil
    2 cloves garlic
    1/4 C grated parmesan cheese
    1 1/2 Tbsp pine nuts
    1 C fresh basil
    1tsp. salt


While quinoa is cooking per package instructions, finely chop the bell pepper and green onions, rinse the kidney beans. To prepare the pesto, wash the basil and remove from stems, coarsely chop garlic and place with remaining ingredients into food processor. Once quinoa is ready, combine all ingredients and cover. Cover and chill up to 3 days.

Serving Size: 1/4 recipe

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HLTH4LFE1.

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