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8Ingredients
750Calories
35Minutes

Featuring sun-dried tomatoes, this Red Pesto Pasta is teeming with rich flavors and textures. Made with sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts, and plenty of garlic, this homemade red pesto sauce is bursting with flavor. Make your favorite variety of pasta and serve this scrumptious pesto atop the pasta. Sprinkle with freshly grated parmesan and freshly ground pepper for an elegant, yet surprisingly simple, Italian meal. This red pesto is vegan and vegetarian friendly and lactose free.

Ingredients

  • 200 grams pasta
  • 150 grams sun dried tomatoes (whole)
  • 3 garlic cloves (finely diced)
  • 90 grams pine nuts (finely diced)
  • 150 milliliters olive oil
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • paprika (optional)

Directions

  1. Boil the pasta according to package directions.
  2. Put the tomatoes in a little water and simmer for 20 minutes until they are rehydrated. Drain and finely dice.
  3. Mix the diced sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and pine nuts together well, and add olive oil little by little until you have reached the consistency of a sauce.
  4. Salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Drain the pasta and serve with the sauce over the top.
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NutritionView more

750Calories
Sodium41%DV990mg
Fat80%DV52g
Protein29%DV15g
Carbs21%DV64g
Fiber32%DV8g

PER SERVING *

Calories750Calories from Fat470
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat52g80%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium990mg41%
Potassium1600mg46%
Protein15g29%
Calories from Fat470
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate64g21%
Dietary Fiber8g32%
Sugars17g34%
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.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Shirley S. 31 May 2015
I have a knack for making tons of pasta dishes, but this one is ranking right at the top of my list. The red pesto pasta was crammed with flavor with tender pasta and just a slight spice to it. I cannot wait to make this 4 star winner again.