20-Minute Lemon Pesto Penne Recipe | Yummly

20-Minute Lemon Pesto Penne

Liam Stapleton: "Delicious and easy to make" Read More
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  • 8 ounces whole wheat penne
  • 2 cups baby broccoli
  • roasted tomatoes (1 cup oven, I used Kirkland brand and rinsed excess oil)
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (optional)
  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 1/2 lemon
  • fresh basil (cut into ribbons)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium5% DV125mg
    Fat4% DV2.5g
    Protein22% DV11g
    Carbs16% DV48g
    Fiber28% DV7g
    Calories240Calories from Fat25
    Total Fat2.5g4%
    Saturated Fat1.5g8%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat25
    Total Carbohydrate48g16%
    Dietary Fiber7g28%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C90%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Ginger 9 days ago
    Easy to make but not my favorite. I like Feta but I don’t think it works in this
    Liam Stapleton 15 days ago
    Delicious and easy to make
    Gayle D. 25 days ago
    it was easy and delicious.
    Lynne Stelljes 2 months ago
    Really yummy!! My husband loved it!
    moose 3 months ago
    for a milder taste, substitute dried tomatoes for chopped canned ones:) also, I'd recommend adding more lemon if you really want the taste to stick out
    Tastes good! Quick and easy
    Bates 3 months ago
    Tastes good! Easy to make, quick, and I mostly had all the ingredients on hand.
    Meaghan 3 months ago
    Very easy and very tasty. Light, especially good for summer and I bet just as delicious cold as a pasta salad! I diced cherry tomatoes and substituted arugula for the broccoli. Next time may try adding zucchini or chicken .. or both!
    Nika 3 months ago
    Quick, easy and delicious!!
    Mara 4 months ago
    This recipe is easy ,quick to prepare and tasty delicious. I used spinach instead of broccoli. My whole family love it.
    Jake Sandler 4 months ago
    Very solid, will be making again
    Shammy 4 months ago
    Amazing ! I added spinach to mine and I didn’t add the broccoli to the penne like that. I grilled my broccoli separate and seasoned it then added after the penne was cooked. I also used whole grain instead of whole wheat penne. Would definitely make again ( make sure to season your food :))
    Tim & Katie 4 months ago
    So good! easy to make
    Avany Johnson 4 months ago
    Meh. Just meh. Not bad just not great.
    Sibel Duyan 4 months ago
    fast and easy! absolutely yummy
    Amy Wohl 5 months ago
    INCREDIBLE RECIPE! Will be making this again and again!!!
    Chloe Schueman 5 months ago
    THIS IS AMAZING!! Super easy to make and delicious.
    wendy k 5 months ago
    Easy and tasty,will make again
    Shawnee 5 months ago
    It was okay. Was expecting more flavor.
    Loved the lemon and pesto combination! i made my pesto from scratch using brazil nuts and oven roasted my own tomatoes which was a first for me.
    Don Z. 6 months ago
    So easy to make and delicious. Made it for my family and they all went back for seconds!
    Melannie Martinez 6 months ago
    Amazing! I already made it twice
    Ubides 6 months ago
    This was amazing! My fav dish now so gooooooodddd
    Added in spinach and fresh tomatoes. Came out great!
    Diane 6 months ago
    Great! I added spinach to mine
    It definitely took longer than 20 mins lol not a problem for me though wasnt in a hurry. My penne pasta turned out amazing ! Although for the vegetables I only used fresh tomato, zucchini, mush room, baby spinach, garlic, broccoli, half a lemon, cilantro & a little bit of the brasil green pesto, and used parmasean cheese instead. Olive oil as well with garlic power, onion powder, pepper & salt seasoning. I did not measure anything, I did everything my own way. I love it. First time !!!
    Verver 8 months ago
    This was so easy and delicious. My grocery store isn’t well stocked so I used broccoli and sun dried tomatoes. My daughter really liked it. I’ll definitely make this again.
    Dana P. 8 months ago
    This was quite tasty. I used reduced fat pesto and fat free feta. I also used canned roasted tomatoes with garlic. I didn’t have basil, but it didn’t need it.
    Ruby Heaton 8 months ago
    yummy, also added some paprika
    Tara & Maxwell Case 8 months ago
    This tastes amazing!