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Pw's Pasta with Pesto Cream Sauce Recipe

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Submitted by eriley99

Makes 10 servings



PW's pasta with pesto cream sauce

Recipe Ingredients for PW's pasta with pesto cream sauce

3/4 cups Fresh Basil Leaves
1/2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
3 tablespoons Pine Nuts
2 cloves Garlic
1 Salt And Pepper, to taste
1/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 cup Heavy Cream
2 tablespoons Butter
1/4 cup Grated Parmesan
16 ounces, weight Pasta (
1 cup grape tomatoes
1 lb uncooked boneless chicken breast

Recipe Directions for PW's pasta with pesto cream sauce

  1. Cook pasta until al dente.

  2. Add basil leaves, 1/2 cup Parmesan, pine nuts, 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 cream and butter in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Add pesto and stir.

  4. Drain pasta and place in a serving bowl. Pour pesto cream over the top. Toss to combine. Add diced tomatoes and toss quickly. Serve immediately.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 134.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
306
Calories from Fat
175
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.4g
30%
Saturated Fat
6.3g
32%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
99mg
33%
Sodium
197mg
8%
Potassium
316mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
1.7g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
30.4g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 11% Iron 9%
* 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 sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in cholesterol
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