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    Low Cal Creamy Pesto With Broccoli and Angel Hair

    Low Cal Creamy Pesto With Broccoli and Angel Hair. Photo by Karen Elizabeth

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    20 mins

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    Happy Happy Joy Joy's Note:

    A lower fat/calorie creamy pesto sauce

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Put the water and salt on to boil.
    2. 2
      After boiling, add pasta to the pot and cook for 8 minutes.
    3. 3
      In a large bowl put the oil, basil and garlic, then mix with a whisk.
    4. 4
      Add the cream cheese to the bowl.
    5. 5
      Now add the broccoli to the boilng pasta in the pot and cook for 3 to 4 more minutes.
    6. 6
      When time is up, drain pasta mixture in sink, then immediately add the hot pasta mixture to the items in the bowl.
    7. 7
      Stir well to distribute.
    8. 8
      Add the fat free half and half, the parmesan cheese and the chopped nuts.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 07, 2008

      45

      Very pleasant, maybe a little bland for our taste, but a good pasta dish. Another time, I would use fresh basil, and perhaps finely chop some sun-dried tomatoes into it, although that would change the fat/calorie, count, of course. A nice supper dish, though!

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    • on September 27, 2008

      45

      Will make again, didn't change a thing. Made for Fall PAC 2008.

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    Nutritional Facts for Low Cal Creamy Pesto With Broccoli and Angel Hair

    Serving Size: 1 (413 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 274.6
     
    Calories from Fat 76
    27%
    Total Fat 8.5 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 1.6 g
    8%
    Cholesterol 6.1 mg
    2%
    Sodium 634.4 mg
    26%
    Total Carbohydrate 38.0 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 4.1 g
    16%
    Sugars 4.2 g
    17%
    Protein 13.3 g
    26%

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