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    This quick vegetarian pasta is tossed in a creamy avocado sauce that is to-die-for yummy, then drizzled with balsamic dressing for an extra level of flavor! A healthy and satisfying summer dish!

    Ingredients

    • 8 ounces bow tie pasta, cooked al dente according to package instructions and drained
    • balsamic salad dressing (optional)
    • ¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese or Italian cheese blend
    • 1 avocado, roughly mashed with a fork
    • juice of ½ lemon (about 1 T)
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
    • salt & pepper to taste
    • optional: fresh parsley or other herbs, tomatoes, additional cheese

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 2344 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 29 g 44.08%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 26.46%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 9 mg 2.99%
    • Sodium: 549 mg 22.89%
    • Calcium: 531 mg 53.08%
    • Potassium: 2609 mg 74.55%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 19 mg 103.72%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 440 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 51 g 202.65%
    • Sugar: 36 g
    • Protein: 81 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 23.14%
    • Vitamin C 168.13%
    • Vitamin D 0.03%
    • * 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 - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch28
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total20 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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