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Basil & Walnut Pesto Pasta with Side Salad & Light Vinaigrette

Basil & Walnut Pesto Pasta with Side Salad & Light Vinaigrette

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 597
Basil & Walnut Pesto Pasta with Side Salad & Light Vinaigrette
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 63

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces dry whole-grain pasta
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups mixed salad greens with tomatoes, carrots and cucumbers
  • 2 tablespoons light vinaigrette

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Make pesto: In a blender or mini food processor, puree basil, walnuts, lemon juice, garlic and olive oil. Toss pesto with cooked pasta. Dress salad; serve on the side.

Nutrition Information

PER SERVING: 597 cal., 35 g total fat (4 g sat. fat), 63 g carb. (10 g fiber), 14 g pro.

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