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Pasta & Vegetables with Cilantro Sauce
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Pasta & Vegetables with Cilantro Sauce

30 Minutes
15 Min Prep
30 Min Cook
Healthy Living
Mozzarella, garlicky cilantro dressing and fresh asparagus make this pasta dish delicious. What makes it win-win-win? It's fast, tasty and serves ten!
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10 servings
Original recipe yields 10 servings
3/4 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing, divided
1 large bunch fresh cilantro, stems removed
1 cup PLANTERS Slivered Almonds
1 jalapeño pepper, stemmed
2 cloves garlic
1 pkg. (16 oz.) farfalle (bow-tie pasta)
6 carrot s (1-1/2 lb.), thinly sliced
1 lb. fresh asparagus spears, trimmed, cut into 2-inch lengths
1 red onion, sliced
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese
1/4 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
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Let's Make It
1
Blend 1/2 cup dressing, cilantro, nuts, pepper and garlic in blender until smooth.
2
Cook pasta as directed on package. Meanwhile, heat remaining dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add carrots, asparagus and onions; cook 8 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring frequently.
3
Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Stir in mozzarella, dressing mixture and vegetable mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan.
Kitchen Tips
Variation
Prepare using your favorite pasta and/or substituting trimmed fresh green beans for the asparagus.
Variation
For a milder taste, this pesto-style sauce can also be made by substituting 1 large bunch Italian parsley for the cilantro.
Nutrition
Calories
280
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
18%
Saturated Fat 3g
15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 10mg
3%
Sodium 370mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates 30g
11%
Dietary Fibers 5g
18%
Sugars 8g
16%
Protein 11g
22%
Vitamin A
240%
Vitamin C
8%
Calcium
20%
Iron
10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
10 servings, 1 cup each
* 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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