Simple Pesto Pasta

Simple Pesto Pasta

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"Simply noodles with a pesto and butter sauce. You could add chopped cooked chicken or shrimp to make a fuller meal."

Ingredients

15 m servings 392 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 392 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 19.9 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.4g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 10.9 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 205 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a rolling boil; cook the fettuccini at a boil until cooked through yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes; drain. Transfer the fettuccini to a bowl.
  2. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook the garlic and pesto in the melted butter until warmed, 2 to 3 minutes; pour over the fettuccini and toss to coat.
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This "simple pesto pasta" can be made even more simple. First, since there is already garlic in the pesto I saw no need to add more, let alone 3 T. for a half pound of pasta! Second, I saved m...

This was a wonderful side dish with chicken, but could easily be a main course. I didn't have fettuccine on hand, so I used wheat spaghetti. I did use about 1/2 the butter which worked out well....

Loved it! I make my own pesto and it was great in this recipe. I used a little extra butter and a little extra garlic Yum yum.