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Spaghetti with Pesto

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You can use pesto on bread, pizza, in salads, on sandwiches, with any kind of pasta or as a dip. It's uses are unlimited! This is a good recipe to memorize - it's really quick and simple. Enjoy :-)
Ingredients
  Basil 4 Cup (64 tbs) (for pesto)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (for pesto)
  Pine nut 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (for pesto)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), halved (for pesto)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (for pesto)
  Salt and pepper 1 Teaspoon (for pesto)
  Cherry tomato 1 Cup (16 tbs), halved
  Spaghetti 200 Gram, cooked, drained
Directions

MAKING
1. For pesto, in blender, add basil, olive oil, pine nuts, and garlic. Blend until smooth.
2. Throw parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Mix.
3. In a bowl, put tomatoes, pour pesto sauce, and add spaghetti in it. Toss well.

SERVING
4. Sprinkle grated cheese on top, and serve pesto spaghetti immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 815 Calories from Fat 406

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g71.9%

Saturated Fat 8.9 g44.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 17 mg5.7%

Sodium 1215.4 mg50.6%

Total Carbohydrates 81 g26.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 28 g55.2%

Vitamin A 53.7% Vitamin C 18.3%

Calcium 43% Iron 36%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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