Pioneer Woman Pasta & Pesto Cream Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Pioneer Woman Pasta & Pesto Cream Sauce recipe? Learn how to make Pioneer Woman Pasta & Pesto Cream Sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by liblym

Makes 10 servings



A yummy pesto sauce poured over pasta and added fresh tomatoes.

Recipe Ingredients for Pioneer Woman Pasta & Pesto Cream Sauce

3/4 cups Fresh Basil Leaves
1/2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
3 tablespoons Pine Nuts
2 cloves Garlic
1/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 cup Half and half
2 tablespoons Butter
1/4 cup Grated Parmesan
12 ounces Pasta
2 Tomatoes

Recipe Directions for Pioneer Woman Pasta & Pesto Cream Sauce

  1. Cook pasta until al dente.

  2. Add basil leaves, 1/2 cup Parmesan, pine nuts, garlic, and salt and pepper to a food processor or blender. Turn machine on, then drizzle in olive oil while it mixes. Continue blending until combined, adding additional olive oil if needed. Set aside.

  3. Heat half and half and butter in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Add pesto and stir.

  4. Drain pasta and place in a serving bowl.

  5. Pour pesto cream over the top. Toss to combine.

  6. Add diced tomatoes and toss quickly. Serve immediately.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 93.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
253
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.6g
24%
Saturated Fat
4.9g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
42mg
14%
Sodium
146mg
6%
Potassium
168mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
21.0g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
0.9g
Protein
7.8g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 11% Iron 8%
* 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
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