Pasta with Cilantro-Peanut Pesto
Pasta with Cilantro-Peanut Pesto
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    Cilantro can be polarizing, but many cooks around the world rely on it for the fresh, citrusy element it adds to an array of dishes -- like this pasta dish with Southeast Asian flair.

    Ingredients

    • 1 bunch cilantro, 1/4 cup leaves reserved for serving
    • 1 clove garlic, smashed and peeled
    • 3/4-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
    • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime zest plus 2 tablespoons juice
    • 1 teaspoon light-brown sugar
    • 1/3 cup roasted peanuts, divided
    • 2 to 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
    • 3/4 pound spaghetti or linguine, cooked according to package instructions

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 560 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 21 g 32.36%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 17.85%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 539 mg 22.48%
    • Calcium: 164 mg 16.42%
    • Potassium: 309 mg 8.84%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 32.83%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 84 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 13 g 50.36%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 16 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 4.03%
    • Vitamin C 1.36%
    • 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 - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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