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Pasta With Spinach Pesto

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Ingredients
  Fettuccine 1⁄2 Pound
  Fresh spinach 1 Pound
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped garlic 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Pine nuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Parmesan cheeses 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Cook in boiling water until al dente (firm to the bite).
Drain and set aside.
Meanwhile, prepare sauce.
Wash spinach and remove stems.
In large saucepan, cook spinach in water until wilted, approx.4 minutes.
Drain spinach, squeeze out moisture, and finely chop.
Add to spinach.
Set aside.
Heat in large skillet.
Add and saute" until light brown.
Reduce heat to low, add spinach mixture, and cook 3 minutes.
Add pasta and season.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Noodle
Ingredient: 
Pasta

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2026 Calories from Fat 1025

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 117 g180.3%

Saturated Fat 17.9 g89.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 22.7 mg7.6%

Sodium 1292.4 mg53.8%

Total Carbohydrates 190 g63.3%

Dietary Fiber 19.8 g79.3%

Sugars 11.9 g

Protein 60 g119.1%

Vitamin A 853.5% Vitamin C 216.9%

Calcium 86.5% Iron 108.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pasta With Spinach Pesto Recipe