Pesto Pasta With Tomatoes and Pine Nuts Recipe

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Pesto Pasta With Tomatoes and Pine Nuts
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  1. For the pesto, in a food processor or blender, finely chop basil,parsley, parmesan cheese, garlic ,salt and the 1/4 Cup of pine nuts.
  2. Add the olive oil and vinegar.
  3. Blend until it's the consistency of creamed butter.
  4. Toss warm pasta with pesto using as much or as little pesto as you prefer, but make sure to coat the pasta.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes, tossing well.
  6. Salt & pepper to taste.
  7. Serve in your favorite pasta bowl with toasted pine nuts.
  8. To toast the pine nuts, lightly brown them in your toaster oven or in a little olive oil until golden.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 405.64 Kcal (1698 kJ)
Calories from fat 274.82 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30.54g 47%
Cholesterol 33.37mg 11%
Sodium 597.73mg 25%
Potassium 292.91mg 6%
Total Carbs 24.06g 8%
Sugars 2.44g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1.35g 5%
Protein 10.72g 21%
Vitamin C 17.3mg 29%
Iron 2mg 11%
Calcium 183.2mg 18%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 205.36 Kcal (860 kJ)
Calories from fat 139.13 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.46g 47%
Cholesterol 16.89mg 11%
Sodium 302.61mg 25%
Potassium 148.29mg 6%
Total Carbs 12.18g 8%
Sugars 1.24g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0.69g 5%
Protein 5.43g 21%
Vitamin C 8.8mg 29%
Iron 1mg 11%
Calcium 92.7mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.4
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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