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Mom's Pesto Penne Recipe

Looking for an easy mom's pesto penne recipe? Learn how to make mom's pesto penne using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by brandyelyn

Makes 1 serving



this does not include extra nuts or cheese for sprinkling

Recipe Ingredients for mom's pesto penne

1 1/2 ounces whole wheat penne
1 tablespoon walnut pieces
1 tablespoon shredded parmesan
1/2 cup fresh parsley
1/4 garlic clove
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/5 ounces spinach

Recipe Directions for mom's pesto penne

  1. cook pasta, reserve 1/2 c water

  2. in food processor, puiree prsley, walnuts, parm, garlic, lemon juice, 2 tb water until paste forms. add oil in thin streem, process till smooth

  3. add pesto to pasta in pot, add 1/4 c pasta water and spinach. toss to combine, thin w/pasta water prn

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 138.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
352
Calories from Fat
186
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.7g
32%
Saturated Fat
3.1g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
128mg
5%
Potassium
412mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
34.6g
12%
Dietary Fiber
6.8g
27%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
12.4g
Vitamin A 115% Vitamin C 87%
Calcium 15% Iron 29%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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