• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Bucatini pasta coated in rich, peppery arugula pesto and topped with creamy mozzarella pearls, juicy cherry tomatoes and sweet basil.  This Arugula Pesto Pasta is delicious and light a vegetarian dish that is so easy to make!

    Ingredients

    • 9-10 ounces Cocktail Tomatoes ((can substitute Cherry or Grape Tomatoes))
    • 12 ounces Bucatini
    • 8 oz Mozzarella Pearls ((can substitute burrata, torn into bite sized pieces)
    • 1/3 Cup Basil (– roughly chopped)
    • Sea Salt & Freshly Ground Pepper
    • 1 Clove Garlic (- peeled)
    • 1/3 Cup Pine Nuts (- plus more for garnish)
    • 2 ½ Cups Arugula (- packed - plus more for garnish)
    • 2/3 Cup Pecorino Romano (– grated, plus more for garnish)
    • 1 ½ tsp Lemon Juice
    • ½ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 743 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 43 g 66.03%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 43%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 4 mg 1.34%
    • Sodium: 314 mg 13.09%
    • Calcium: 395 mg 39.53%
    • Potassium: 350 mg 10.01%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 9 mg 47.24%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 70 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 26.11%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 22 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 17.41%
    • Vitamin C 18.15%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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