Baked Radiatore With Pesto Bechamel

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Sep. 16, 2011


Basil leaves 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , finely chopped
Bechamel sauce 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Radiatore 6 Ounce , cooked, drained
Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
Pignolias 8 Teaspoon (Pine Nuts, 2 Tablespoons Plus 2 Teaspoons)
Dried bread crumbs 4 Teaspoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)


1. Preheat oven to 365°F. Spray an 8" square baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2. In food processor, puree basil and garlic until coarsely chopped. Add Bechamel Sauce, scraping sides of work bowl; process until blended. Scrape into medium bowl; stir in pasta, 1 tablespoon of the Parmesan cheese and the pignolias.

3. Sprinkle prepared pan with 2 teaspoons of the bread crumbs. Scrape pasta into pan; sprinkle evenly with the remaining bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese.

4. Bake 15 minutes, then place under broiler to lightly brown.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 297Calories from Fat 98

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 269 mg11.21%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 12 g24%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet