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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 320 g
(Approx. 4 Servings) (1.5 cups)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 450 Calories From Fat 110
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g 18%
Saturated Fat 1.5 g 8%
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 5 mg 2%
Sodium 340 mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 71 g 24%
Dietary Fiber 11 g 44%
Sugars 6 g
Protein 16 g
Vitamin A 100% Iron 25%
Vitamin C 230% Calcium 15%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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Asparagus Pesto Pasta

Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Total Time
20 minutes
4  People


Recipe makes 4 Servings

12 Oz whole wheat penne pasta, uncooked
1 Lb asparagus
1/2 cup(s) basil pesto tapenade
5 Oz fresh spinach
1/4 Tsp salt
1/2 Tsp pepper
1 Pt cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
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Bring 4 quarts of water to a boil, add pasta, and cook until al dente. Set aside.
Chop dry ends off asparagus, and chop asparagus into 1-inch sections.
Prepare a bowl of ice water, and set aside.
In the top half of a steamer pan set, steam asparagus covered for 3 ½ minutes, until tender.
Transfer asparagus to ice water. Drain in a colander, and pat dry with paper towels.
In a food processor, pulse together basil pesto, spinach, 1/3 cup water, salt, and pepper.
In a large bowl, toss pasta, pesto, asparagus, and cherry tomatoes together.



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