Bowtie Pasta with Red Pepper Pesto Cream Sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 264.2
  • Total Fat: 12.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 28.1 mg
  • Sodium: 173.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.1 g
  • Protein: 6.9 g

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Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    12 oz Pasta, uncooked
    1 - 7oz jar roasted red peppers, drained and chopped
    1 1/4 cup light cream
    1/3 cup pesto sauce

    optional:
    boneless, skinless chicken breast cut into strips
    fresh grated Asiago cheese

Directions

1) Cook pasta and drain.

2) In skillet heat 1 tbsp olive oil and cook chicken thoroughly (about 5 mins.) - if you are serving with chicken.

3) Add red peppers, cook 1 minute.

4) Add cream and simmer until thick, about 3 minutes.

5) Remove from heat and stir in pesto sauce.

6) Toss with pasta and sprinkle with cheese.

- Makes 8 (1 cup) servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RYCOELMA.

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