Broccoli, garlic, walnuts and Parmesan cheese are blended for an easy pesto sauce to toss with pasta, ham and tomatoes in this colorful entree.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp. PLANTERS Peanut Oil
1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
3/4 cup chicken broth
3/4 cup PLANTERS Walnut Pieces, divided
1/4 cup KRAFT Shredded or Grated Parmesan Cheese
1 pkg. (16 oz.) bow tie pasta, cooked, drained
1 pkg. (9 oz.) OSCAR MAYER Deli Fresh Smoked Ham, cut into strips
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
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Let's Make It
Cook and stir garlic in hot oil in large skillet on medium heat until tender. Stir in broccoli; cook 3 min., stirring occasionally.
Place chicken broth, broccoli mixture and 1/4 cup of the walnuts in blender container; cover. Blend until smooth; stir in cheese. Place in large bowl.
Add pasta, ham, tomatoes and remaining 1/2 cup walnuts; mix lightly.
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To quick-thaw frozen vegetables, microwave for about half the cooking time indicated on pkg.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 48g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.