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Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto and Feta Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto and Feta Cheese recipe? Learn how to make Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto and Feta Cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cdanjou282

Makes 4 servings



The oil in the sun-dried tomatoes gives the almond-spiced pesto a rich consistency.

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto and Feta Cheese

3/4 cup sun-dried tomato
1/4 cup basil leaves
2 tablespoons slivered almonds
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
2 garlic cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese

Recipe Directions for Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto and Feta Cheese

  1. Cook pasta according to the package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain through a sieve over a bowl, reserving 1 cup cooking liquid. Return pasta to pan.

  2. While pasta cooks, place tomatoes and next 6 ingredients (through black pepper) in a food processor; process until finely chopped.

  3. Combine tomato mixture and the reserved 1 cup cooking liquid, stirring with a whisk. Add to pasta; toss well to coat. Sprinkle with feta.

  4. Serve on pasta

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 48.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
124
Calories from Fat
81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.0g
14%
Saturated Fat
3.7g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Sodium
593mg
25%
Potassium
371mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
6.9g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
0.9g
Protein
5.4g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 36%
Calcium 14% Iron 5%
* 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
  • Low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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