Pesto Pasta

Pesto Pasta

Pesto Pasta

"I improved my died by dropping a lot of carbohydrates like bread, rice and pasta and now I'm eating a lot more fruits and vegetables."
Wade Barrett
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8
Calories 225 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 16 ounce package pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 2 ½ tablespoons pesto
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil. Stir in pasta and return to a boil. Cook pasta uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and transfer into a large bowl.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a frying pan over medium-low heat. Add onion; cook and stir until softened, about 3 minutes. Stir in pesto, salt, and pepper until warmed through.
  • Add pesto mixture to hot pasta; stir in grated cheese and toss well to coat.

NUTRITION

Nutrition Facts
Pesto Pasta
Serving Size
 
8 g
Amount per Serving
Calories
225
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
7
g
11
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Cholesterol
 
44
mg
15
%
Sodium
 
71
mg
3
%
Potassium
 
131
mg
4
%
Carbohydrates
 
32
g
11
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Protein
 
8
g
16
%
Calcium
 
59
mg
6
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Pasta
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