Whole-Wheat Pasta with Pumpkin-Seed and Spinach Pesto
Whole-Wheat Pasta with Pumpkin-Seed and Spinach Pesto
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  • Summary

    This dish is a great start to a healthier, flexitarian (more veggies, less meat) style of eating.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound dried whole-wheat fusilli pasta
    • 1 cup hulled pumpkin seeds, toasted
    • 1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley
    • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh chives
    • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 garlic clove
    • 1 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
    • 2 1/2 ounces baby spinach, packed (2 1/2 cups)
    • Freshly ground pepper
    • 3/4 cup part-skim ricotta cheese, for serving
    • Tomatoes, cut into wedges, for serving (optional)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 568 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 25 g 38.55%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 27.43%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 10 mg 3.2%
    • Sodium: 626 mg 26.08%
    • Calcium: 152 mg 15.19%
    • Potassium: 580 mg 16.56%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 38.5%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 62 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 9 g 36.47%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 23 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 44.93%
    • Vitamin C 26.99%
    • Vitamin D 0.47%
    • * 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 - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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