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    Simple Creamy Pesto Pasta

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    30 mins

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    Neonprincess's Note:

    Easy, creamy pasta. Makes a good side dish or easy meal.

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    1. 1
      Put pasta on to boil.
    2. 2
      While the pasta is cooking, melt the first lot of butter and saute mushrooms, garlic and proscuitto (or ham). Remove from pan, keep warm.
    3. 3
      Melt second lot of butter. Add flour and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
    4. 4
      Stir in stock and milk and cook, stirring frequently, until sauce thickens.
    5. 5
      Add the mushrooms, proscuitto and cheese.
    6. 6
      Stir until cheese is melted.
    7. 7
      Add the pesto, salt and pepper.
    8. 8
      Toss hot pasta with sauce and serve immediately.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 09, 2014


      Delicious! So simple and easy. I replaced meat with bacon, and a bit more cheese... Will definitely be cooking again.

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    • on December 24, 2011


      Love the addition of pesto which makes it stand out from just plain white sauces. I used skim milk and it worked out just fine. Thank you.

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    • on October 30, 2010


      Awesome pasta dish!Made this yesterday and it turned out delicouis.An easy dish to prepare and with things you have in hand.Done everything as stated surely will do again.Thanks for the recipe

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    Nutritional Facts for Simple Creamy Pesto Pasta

    Serving Size: 1 (174 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 644.9
    Calories from Fat 168
    Total Fat 18.7 g
    Saturated Fat 10.3 g
    Cholesterol 44.3 mg
    Sodium 283.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 107.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 14.0 g
    Sugars 1.0 g
    Protein 14.9 g

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