Pasta with Green Beans and Pesto

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7Ingredients
30Minutes
150Calories

Ingredients

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  • 4 ounces green beans (ends cut off and sliced to 1-1/2 inches long)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces short pasta (whole grain penne or any)
  • 1 cup pesto
  • 1/8 cup almonds (slivered or flaked)
  • 8 fresh basil leaves (coarsely chopped)
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
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    NutritionView More

    150Calories
    Sodium8% DV200mg
    Fat17% DV11g
    Protein6% DV3g
    Carbs4% DV11g
    Fiber4% DV<1g
    Calories150Calories from Fat100
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat11g17%
    Saturated Fat1.5g8%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol10mg3%
    Sodium200mg8%
    Potassium70mg2%
    Protein3g6%
    Calories from Fat100
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate11g4%
    Dietary Fiber<1g4%
    Sugars<1g2%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C4%
    Calcium2%
    Iron4%

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

    Reviews(5)

    Kevin Shute 10 months ago
    Substituted canned artichokes for green beans and used 1/4 cup of pesto to 12oz pasta. It was thereafter an easy winner!
    Suz a year ago
    loved how easy this was! I used the pesto "to taste". i an questioning the caloric accuracy in this app compared to the recipe. while serving size is different, if your counting calories, just have a double check. Regardless it was delish!
    Durham a year ago
    We loved it! I would probably use less pesto next time and add chicken.
    Joe Bergkamp 2 years ago
    Added some tomorrow and lemon juice for acidity. Almonds are a really nice component Thinking about making it cold and with feta for the summer
    Duckling 2 years ago
    I absolutely love this recipe, it’s so easy to make. I made it twice and I prefer it without the pesto. But the pesto definitely added greatly to the taste. (Sorry for bad photo, I already ate almost all of it with my family)
    Stephanie 2 years ago
    Basic but turned out well.
    Sommer 2 years ago
    This was a so-so recipe. It was easy to follow and the green beans added a nice crunch to the pesto pasta. It made for easy-to-reheat leftovers for lunch during the week. It was not a "wow," but it was decent.
    Sabbadini 2 years ago
    This was a great dinner! I highly recommend it!
    Jessna Jarrett 2 years ago
    Very good, very filling. Not sure on the basil leaves, but might make with chicken and some parmesan cheese sprinkled on top.
    Megan 2 years ago
    it was so good and the whole family loved it!
    Furfaro 2 years ago
    This recipe is amazing! Such a great melt in your mouth comfort food. I only added half a cup of pesto as i just made one serve for myself, but it was definitely enough flavour hit. I didn’t add the almonds or basil leaves as I don’t like them. I wanted to add tomatoes but thought I’d play it safe for the first time cook. I’ll probably add tomatoes next time. Definitely will make again! Love it!!
    tiffany p. 2 years ago
    Very good!!! Will be making this a lot!!
    Lenia 2 years ago
    It was gross for me ...
    Eva 2 years ago
    Simple. Easy. Delicious. Paired this with a Strawberry Salad also found on this app!
    This was really tasty
    Betsy Haas 3 years ago
    Turned out great with abundant beans from garden! Did not use full 1 cup of pesto, just 1/2 cup and it turned out awesome as a vegetarian summer supper. Added some shredded Parmesan on top. Will make again!
    Tami Henline 4 years ago
    Not crazy about it but VERY easy to make. I added some left over grilled chicken, will probably not make again, unless I tweak it somehow
    Autumn S. 4 years ago
    Really good, I would use 3 ounces of less pesto and a whole can of green beans in the recipe. Good! 😄

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