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    Linguine With Three Colors Vegetables and Pesto Sauce

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    awalde's Note:

    Like an Italian flag, this flavorsome dish combines the colors red, green and white.

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    Ingredients:

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    Linguine and vegetables

    Sauce and topping

    • 4 tablespoons pesto sauce
    • 4 tablespoons olives (green, chopped)
    • 4 tablespoons sunflower seeds, kernels (roasted, chopped)
    • 1 tablespoon olive (green, sliced for topping)
    • 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds, kernels (roasted, for topping)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Bring salted water to boil and cook your linguine as described on the product package.
    2. 2
      In the meanwhile fry the red bel peppers 5 minutes in oil, add garlic and fry for another 5 minutes.
    3. 3
      Blanch zucchini until soft.
    4. 4
      Mix pesto, chopped olives, and chopped sunflower kernels together.
    5. 5
      Arrange hot linguine in 4 single plates.
    6. 6
      Adjust first zucchini and then the red bell peppers on linguine.
    7. 7
      Spoon pesto mix on them.
    8. 8
      Top with sliced olives and sunflower kernels.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 28, 2011

      I enjoyed this! I scaled the recipe back for one, used red and green bell pepper and threw in a little soy chorizo. I did use just a little more pesto to my taste. Thanks for a lovely and healthy dish! Made for the Hidden Gems contest and this was a hidden gem!

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    Nutritional Facts for Linguine With Three Colors Vegetables and Pesto Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (317 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 627.5
     
    Calories from Fat 172
    27%
    Total Fat 19.1 g
    29%
    Saturated Fat 2.4 g
    12%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 96.8 mg
    4%
    Total Carbohydrate 95.4 g
    31%
    Dietary Fiber 7.2 g
    29%
    Sugars 8.5 g
    34%
    Protein 19.2 g
    38%

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    pesto sauce

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