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Creamy Basil Sauce For Linguine

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Herbed sauces have always been my favorite and this Creamy Basil Sauce is something special that I love it even bettter! A very delicious sauce to go with Linguine, this Creamly Basil sauce is full of flavor and is such an easy dish to prepare. Just give this easy to master recipe a try!
  Linguine 6 Ounce
  Garlic clove 1 Large
  Cottage cheese 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Low Fat No Salt Added)
  Sweet gorgonzola 1 Ounce
  Basil leaves 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), lightly packed
  Ripe tomato 5 Ounce
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Pine nuts 2 Tablespoon

Bring 3 quarts water to boil in covered pot.
Add linguine and cook until al dente.
Chop garlic in food processor.
Add the cottage cheese, Gorgonzola and basil and process until smooth.
Add tomato, cut in chunks, and process only until tomatoes are tiny chunks.
Stir in pepper and pine nuts, if used.
When pasta is cooked, drain well and stir into sauce.
Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 968 Calories from Fat 293

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g55.7%

Saturated Fat 9.8 g49%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 92 mg30.7%

Sodium 967.2 mg40.3%

Total Carbohydrates 112 g37.5%

Dietary Fiber 7.6 g30.5%

Sugars 13.2 g

Protein 53 g105.4%

Vitamin A 64% Vitamin C 41.6%

Calcium 42.7% Iron 40%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Creamy Basil Sauce For Linguine Recipe