Tomato and Walnut Pesto Rotini Recipe

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Tomato and Walnut Pesto Rotini
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  1. Combine first 6 ingredients, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper in a food processor; process until smooth, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Gradually add oil through food chute with food processor on; process until smooth.
  2. Cook pastas according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain in a colander over a bowl, reserving 3/4 cup cooking liquid. Combine pastas, pesto mixture, tomatoes, reserved cooking liquid, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper in a large bowl; toss well.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 300.17 Kcal (1257 kJ)
Calories from fat 139.44 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.49g 24%
Cholesterol 21.87mg 7%
Sodium 450.53mg 19%
Potassium 276.5mg 6%
Total Carbs 28.78g 10%
Sugars 5.79g 23%
Dietary Fiber 8.12g 32%
Protein 17.48g 35%
Vitamin C 30mg 50%
Vitamin A 2mg 67%
Iron 3mg 17%
Calcium 110.7mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 237.96 Kcal (996 kJ)
Calories from fat 110.55 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.28g 24%
Cholesterol 17.34mg 7%
Sodium 357.17mg 19%
Potassium 219.2mg 6%
Total Carbs 22.82g 10%
Sugars 4.59g 23%
Dietary Fiber 6.44g 32%
Protein 13.85g 35%
Vitamin C 23.8mg 50%
Vitamin A 1.6mg 67%
Iron 2.4mg 17%
Calcium 87.7mg 11%

* 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

  • 6.5
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • high fiber

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