Pasta with Herb Sauce
|Garlic||1⁄2 Clove (2.5 gm), minced|
|Parsley leaves||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), minced|
|Fresh basil leaves||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), minced|
|Olive oil||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Ricotta cheese/Creamed cottage cheese||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Cayenne pepper||1 Dash|
1. Cook the pasta according to package directions.
2. Meanwhile, combine the parsley, basil and garlic in a mortar. With a pestle pound them into a paste. Gradually work in the olive oil and cheese and season to taste with cayenne. Or blend ingredients in an electric blender.
3. Add the sauce to the cooked, drained pasta and gently mix in.
Calories 750 Calories from Fat 330
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37 g57%
Saturated Fat 8.8 g44.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 31.4 mg10.5%
Sodium 56.6 mg2.4%
Total Carbohydrates 85 g28.2%
Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.3%
Sugars 4.3 g
Protein 21 g42.6%
Vitamin A 21.9% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 14.4% Iron 16.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet