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    Trofie Al Pesto

    Trofie Al Pesto. Photo by Dr. Jenny

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    10 mins

    15 mins

    Satyne's Note:

    Taken from some fancy pasta I bought. Looks yum!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Begin to cook the pasta in plenty of boiling salted water.
    2. 2
      In a seperate pot heat the oil.
    3. 3
      Once warm, add the garlic, basil, cheese, parsley, salt & pepper and pine nuts and allow to simmer for 8 minutes.
    4. 4
      Lengthen the sauce with some of the pasta water.
    5. 5
      Drain the pasta and then return it to the pot.
    6. 6
      Add the sauce and mix.
    7. 7
      Serve and add more cheese.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 24, 2013

      55

      This brought back fond memories of our honeymoon in the Liguria region of Italy. Loved the fresh tasting pesto over the trofie, though you could probably use your favorite pesto recipe. DH chopped all ingredients in the food processor (except oil) for ease of prep. He recommends using a lower heat when warming the pesto on the stovetop. I got my trofie from a local Italian market, but am pretty sure I've also purchased it at Home Goods and/or Williams-Sonoma in the past. This was an easy, fresh tasting dinner, enjoyed with a baguette. Made for Spring Photo Tag 2013.

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    Nutritional Facts for Trofie Al Pesto

    Serving Size: 1 (137 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 5

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 554.9
     
    Calories from Fat 180
    32%
    Total Fat 20.0 g
    30%
    Saturated Fat 4.0 g
    20%
    Cholesterol 10.4 mg
    3%
    Sodium 127.4 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 75.9 g
    25%
    Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
    14%
    Sugars 2.9 g
    11%
    Protein 17.0 g
    34%

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