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Pesto Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Pesto Pasta recipe? Learn how to make Pesto Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by loverainx33

Makes 4 servings



Similar to La Madeleine's Pesto Pasta. You can also add chicken.

Recipe Ingredients for Pesto Pasta

1 tbsp Olive Oil
2 clove Garlic
2 tbsp Butter
0.031 cup Flour, All Purpose
1.5 cup Whole Milk
0.5 serving Basil Pesto
0.5 box Farfalle Dry

Recipe Directions for Pesto Pasta

Add oil to a saute pan and cook the chicken over medium heat until done. Remove chicken from the pan and set aside. Add butter, garlic, and flour, mixing until bubbly. Add half-and-half and stir until combined. Whisk in the pesto and bring to a boil, cooking until thickened. Add chicken and cooked farfalle to the pan and toss to coat well. Serve topped with tomatoes and chopped fresh basil.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 172.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
371
Calories from Fat
142
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.8g
24%
Saturated Fat
6.4g
32%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
28mg
9%
Sodium
138mg
6%
Potassium
158mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
48.4g
16%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
5.8g
Protein
10.6g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 12% Iron 11%
* 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
92% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
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