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Pasta with Mozzarella & Pesto Sauce

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12 servings, 2/3 cup each

Sometimes only a slow-simmered red sauce will do for your pasta. Other times, easy (and quick) does it. That's the case with this penne and pesto dish.

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  • Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt; drain.
  • Place pasta in large bowl. Add remaining ingredients; mix lightly.

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Make Ahead

This easy-to-make pasta salad can also be served as a chilled salad. Prepare as directed, then cool and refrigerate up to 12 hours before serving.


  • 12 servings, 2/3 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of calcium
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch
  • 1 Meat (L)
  • 1 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The multi-grain pasta is a good source of fiber in this hearty Italian pasta salad. And as a bonus, the mozzarella cheese makes it a good source of calcium.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings, 2/3 cup each
Calories 260
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 340mg
Carbohydrate 30g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 2g
Protein 13g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 6 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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