Rotini with Fresh Tomatoes, Aromatic Herb Pesto & Ricotta Salata

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13Ingredients
25Minutes
170Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 package rotini (Barilla PLUS)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 plum tomatoes (diced)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 sprigs marjoram
  • 3 sprigs oregano
  • 6 leaves basil
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 1/4 cup ricotta salata (skim or nonfat, shredded)
  • salt
  • black pepper
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    Directions

    1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. In a large skillet, sauté tomatoes in 1 tablespoon olive oil. Cook pasta according to package directions. While pasta is cooking, combine all dry ingredients in blender. Pulse for 10 seconds or until finely chopped.
    2. Drizzle in remaining olive oil and a few ice cubes slowly to create the pesto. Place pesto in bowl and add ½ cup pasta cooking liquid. Drain pasta and toss with pesto and tomatoes. Top with shredded cheese.
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    NutritionView More

    170Calories
    Sodium9% DV210mg
    Fat22% DV14g
    Protein8% DV4g
    Carbs3% DV8g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories170Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat14g22%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol10mg3%
    Sodium210mg9%
    Potassium290mg8%
    Protein4g8%
    Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate8g3%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars2g4%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C20%
    Calcium10%
    Iron20%

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