Toasted Walnut & Pesto Pasta Recipe | Yummly

Toasted Walnut & Pesto Pasta

PROMISE
9Ingredients
30Minutes
400Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts (toasted)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons promise buttery spread
  • 1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 cup zucchini (diced)
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced (small)
  • 1/2 pound penne pasta, cooked and drained
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    Directions

    1. In blender or food processor, process walnuts and garlic until finely chopped. Add basil, parsley and 2 tablespoons Promise® Buttery Spread and process just until blended.
    2. Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt remaining 1 tablespoon Spread and cook chicken, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes or until browned; remove chicken from skillet.
    3. In same skillet, add zucchini and red pepper and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or until tender. Return chicken and any juices to skillet and cook 1 minute or until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Toss hot penne with chicken, pesto and reserved pasta water.
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    NutritionView More

    400Calories
    Sodium8% DV180mg
    Fat22% DV14g
    Protein41% DV21g
    Carbs16% DV47g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories400Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat14g22%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat1.5g
    Cholesterol35mg12%
    Sodium180mg8%
    Potassium540mg15%
    Protein21g41%
    Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate47g16%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars4g8%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C80%
    Calcium4%
    Iron10%

    * 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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