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Fettuccine Pesto

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  Fettuccine 500 Gram
  Basil pesto 1 Tablespoon
  Cheese 100 Gram, chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Pine nuts 60 Gram
  Basil 1 1⁄4 Bunch (125 gm) (1 Large Bunch)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Cook pasta in boiling water in a large saucepan.
Drain, set aside and keep warm.
To make pesto, place cheese, garlic, pine nuts and basil in a food processor or blender and process to finely chop.
With machine running, gradually add oil and continue processing to form a smooth paste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3242 Calories from Fat 1214

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 139 g213.1%

Saturated Fat 31.5 g157.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 105 mg35%

Sodium 817.1 mg34%

Total Carbohydrates 389 g129.6%

Dietary Fiber 22.9 g91.7%

Sugars 21.1 g

Protein 101 g202.8%

Vitamin A 152.3% Vitamin C 43.5%

Calcium 97.6% Iron 97.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

DHP's picture
What type of cheese is used in the dish?
Fettuccine Pesto Recipe