Low Cal Creamy Pesto With Broccoli and Angel Hair

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

A lower fat/calorie creamy pesto sauce

Ingredients Nutrition


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

4 5

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!

4 5

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