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

    Fresh basil pesto combines with pasta, sun-ripened garden tomatoes and fresh mozzarella.

    Ingredients

    • 12 ounces semolina pasta (I used radiatore)
    • 1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered
    • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella balls, halved or quartered
    • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, snipped into thin strips
    • 1 cup fresh pesto
    • salt and pepper
    • (Or make fresh basil pesto w/ the ingredients below)
    • 1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves, packed
    • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • olive oil

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1101 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 19 g 29.55%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 29.3%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 20 mg 6.67%
    • Sodium: 442 mg 18.44%
    • Calcium: 223 mg 22.25%
    • Potassium: 466 mg 13.31%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 11 mg 62.67%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 186 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 10 g 40.88%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 38 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 4%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • 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 - Starch12
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total16 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq