Testaroli (Tuscan Pancake Pasta) With Pesto
Testaroli (Tuscan Pancake Pasta) With Pesto
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    Testaroli: The Italian pancakes that are eaten like pasta. [Photographs: Vicky Wasik] Do you like dipping your bread into olive oil or using it to mop up the sauce on your plate? If so, then you need to know about testaroli, the Tuscan dish of crêpe-like pancakes that are treated like pasta and tossed with pesto sauce. Here's how to make them at home.

    Ingredients

    • 10 ounces flour (About 2 cups or 300 grams)
    • 20 ounces water (2 1/2 cups or 575 grams)
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
    • Vegetable or canola oil, for greasing
    • 1 recipe Pesto Sauce (see note above)
    • Torn basil leaves and grated pecorino or Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 319 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 12.69%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 3.44%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 520 mg 21.67%
    • Calcium: 21 mg 2.1%
    • Potassium: 72 mg 2.07%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 17.36%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 52 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 6.79%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 0.03%
    • 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 - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total4 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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