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Pasta with Herb Sauce

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Ingredients
  Garlic 1⁄2 Clove (2.5 gm), minced
  Fettuccelle/Spaghetti 1 Pound
  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
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Sandwich
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

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

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Pasta With Herb Sauce Recipe