Pasta with Pesto

Difficulty Level: 2/5
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 0 minutes
Servings: 4


3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3 garlic cloves, finely minced
½ cup fresh basil leaves
¼ cup (about 2 ounces) grated Parmesan cheese
¼ cup pine nuts
8 ounces whole-wheat pasta, cooked according to package instructions and


In a blender or food processor, combine the olive oil, garlic, basil, cheese,
and pine nuts.

Pulse for 10 to 20 (1-second) pulses until everything is
chopped and blended.

Toss with the hot pasta and serve.


Calories: 405;
Protein: 13g;
Total Carbohydrates: 44g;
Sugars: 2g;
Fiber: 5g;
Total Fat: 21g;
Saturated Fat: 4g;
Cholesterol: 10mg;
Sodium: 141mg


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