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Spinach Basis Pesto Pasta with Tomatoes

Spinach Basil Pesto Pasta

A Zone Pasta take on a classic pesto recipe, the fusilli makes it delicious. The blender works just fine with these ingredients and makes clean-up easier. Visit our Zone Pasta section to order Zone PastaRx Fusilli.
Yield Total Time (mins)
1 Serving NA

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Zone PastaRx Fusilli
  • 2 cup Baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup Roasted red pepper
  • 1/4 cup Basil leaves - packed
  • 1 clove Garlic - peeled and cut in half
  • 1/2 Tbsp Dr. Sears’ Zone Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Tomatoes - cut into 6 slices
  • 1/2 oz Polly-o fat free mozzarella
  • 6 leaves Basil
  • to taste Salt and pepper

Nutrition

Calories

329

Carbohydrates

36g

Fat

11g

Fiber

7g

Protein

23g

Instructions

  1. Prepare Zone pasta as directed. Drain, reserve 1/2 cup of liquid, put fusilli back into pan.
  2. Stir chopped tomatoes into pan with fusilli with 2 tablespoons of warm reserved pasta water, cover to keep warm.
  3. Meanwhile, place the spinach, basil, garlic, and 3 tablespoons of reserved pasta water and olive oil into a food processor or blender.
  4. Blend until smooth, add more reserved pasta water if desired and toss with cooked fusilli.
  5. Serve immediately topped with cheese and basil.

Zone Products In This Recipe:

Dr. Sears’ Zone PastaRx® Fusilli - 1 Package

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Dr. Sears’ Zone Extra Virgin Olive Oil - 16.9 fl oz bottle

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