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Rotelle with Beans And Pecans

Ingredients
  Non fat ricotta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Skim milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chopped pecans 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried basil 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Rotelle 8 Ounce
  Tender young green beans 8 Ounce
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
Directions

In a blender or food processor, process the ricotta, milk, pecans, garlic, pepper and basil until smooth, about 2 minutes.
Set the sauce aside.
Cook the rotelle in a large pot of boiling water until just tender, about 10 minutes.
Drain and place in a large serving bowl.
Meanwhile, steam the beans until just tender, about 5 minutes.
Add to the rotelle and toss lightly.
Top with the sauce and toss well.
Sprinkle with the Parmesan.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 173 Calories from Fat 35

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.5%

Saturated Fat 0.88 g4.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3.5 mg1.2%

Sodium 80.6 mg3.4%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 7 g14.1%

Vitamin A 2.1% Vitamin C 0.82%

Calcium 20.3% Iron 4.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Rotelle With Beans And Pecans Recipe