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Pesto Romano

Pesto Romano

20 Min(s)
20 Min(s) Prep
Cooked pasta is tossed with a flavorful pesto made with fresh basil, pine nuts, garlic and Romano cheese in this easy meatless dish.
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8 servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 lb. radiatore pasta (radiator-shaped pasta), uncooked
2 cups fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup pine nuts
2 cloves garlic, peeled
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
1/2 cup olive oil
1 cup POLLY-O Grated Romano Cheese
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Let's Make It
1
Cook pasta as directed on package.
2
Meanwhile, place basil, pine nuts, garlic, salt and pepper in food processor container fitted with steel blade; cover. Process just until smooth. Add oil gradually through feed top at top of food processor, processing until well blended after each addition. Spoon into medium bowl. Stir in cheese.
3
Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Add basil mixture; toss to coat.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Size Wise
Enjoy your favorite foods while keeping portion size in mind.
Tip 2
Substitute
Substitute PLANTERS Walnuts for the pine nuts.
Nutrition
Calories
440
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g
28%
Saturated Fat 6g
30%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg
5%
Sodium 340mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates 45g
16%
Dietary Fibers 2g
7%
Sugars 2g
4%
Protein 14g
28%
Vitamin A
25%
Vitamin C
6%
Calcium
25%
Iron
20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
8 servings
* 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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