Spaghetti with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil Pesto

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9Ingredients
340Calories
40Minutes

How do you make an easy pasta dish dance in your mouth with powerful flavors? This Spaghetti with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil Pesto is guaranteed to be a go-to recipe for years to come. With sweet cherry tomatoes, savory balsamic vinegar, creamy cottage cheese and basil pesto, this dish not only sets the bar for weeknight pasta, it’s also only 340 calories per serving. That makes it a winning dinner any night of the week.

Ingredients

  • 300 grams cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 250 grams pasta (choice)
  • 200 grams cottage cheese
  • 4 tablespoons basil pesto

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 220 degrees Celsius.
  2. Mix cherry tomatoes with vinegar, olive oil, sugar, salt, and pepper.
  3. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the tomato skin starts to peel and open.
  4. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in boiling water with a lot of salt, until firm to the bite, or al dente. Drain and mix with tomato sauce.
  5. Top with crumbled cottage cheese and basil pesto.
  6. Serve immediately, with more crumbled cottage cheese and extra spoonfuls of basil pesto.
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NutritionView more

340Calories
Sodium20%DV490mg
Fat11%DV7g
Protein27%DV14g
Carbs18%DV54g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories340Calories from Fat60
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat7g11%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol10mg3%
Sodium490mg20%
Potassium380mg11%
Protein14g27%
Calories from Fat60
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate54g18%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars8g16%
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)

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Sheree M. 30 Jun 2015
I always have pesto on hand and this was a great recipe to use it in. The combination of the roasted tomatoes with the basil sauce was outstanding. The cheese gave it a little creaminess and everyone just raved about this dish.