Simple Pesto Pasta

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Simply noodles with a pesto and butter sauce. You could add chopped cooked chicken or shrimp to make a fuller meal.

close up view of Simple Pesto Pasta garnished fresh basil
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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ (16 ounce) box dry fettuccine pasta

  • ¼ cup butter, or to taste

  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic

  • ¼ cup pesto

Directions

  1. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a rolling boil; cook the fettuccini at a boil until cooked through yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes; drain. Transfer the fettuccini to a bowl.

  2. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook the garlic and pesto in the melted butter until warmed, 2 to 3 minutes; pour over the fettuccini and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

392 Calories
20g Fat
44g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 392
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 10g 48%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 205mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 3mg 16%
Calcium 137mg 11%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 180mg 4%

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

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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