Penne with Basil and Caciocavallo
Penne with Basil and Caciocavallo
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    Tearing basil for this entree releases its aromatic oils and keeps its color vibrant. the herb steeps with garlic and olive oil before hot penne, pepper, and a traditional, slightly salty Italian cow's milk cheese are tossed in.

    Ingredients

    • 3 cups loosely packed fresh basil leaves, torn, plus more for garnish
    • 2 garlic cloves, peeled, crushed with the flat side of a large knife
    • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
    • Coarse salt
    • 1 pound penne
    • 2 cups grated caciocavallo cheese, plus more for sprinkling and serving
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons cracked black pepper

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 498 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 28 g 42.95%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 40.2%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 34 mg 11.47%
    • Sodium: 722 mg 30.07%
    • Calcium: 341 mg 34.12%
    • Potassium: 72 mg 2.06%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 8.86%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 42 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 6.4%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 18 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 7.79%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 2.1%
    • * 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 - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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