Pasta Salad with Parsley Pesto and Two Squashes

VegKitchen
15Ingredients
200Calories
40Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 parsley leaves (packed cup)
  • basil leaves (Several, optional)
  • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts (or 1/2 cup walnuts halves, toasted or not)
  • 1/2 lemon (plus more, to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 ounces penne pasta (or other, preferably whole grain)
  • 2 zucchinis (medium-small, quartered lengthwise and sliced)
  • 1 yellow summer squash (medium-small, cut to match zucchini, see note)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper (medium, finely diced)
  • 1/3 cup sun dried tomatoes (sliced)
  • 2 scallions (thinly sliced)
  • salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • hot red pepper flakes (Dried, optional)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (or so halved)
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NutritionView more

200Calories
Sodium6%DV150mg
Fat11%DV7g
Protein12%DV6g
Carbs10%DV30g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories200Calories from Fat60
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat7g11%
Saturated Fat1g5%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium150mg6%
Potassium470mg13%
Protein6g12%
Calories from Fat60
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate30g10%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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