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Maine Medical Center - Pasta with Plum Tomatoes and Pesto

Maine Medical Center - Pasta with Plum Tomatoes and Pesto
Heart Healthy Recipes

Pasta with Plum Tomatoes and Pesto

  • 6 oz. prepared pesto (homemade or commercial)
  • ¼ cup hot water
  • 1 lb. linguini
  • 3 cups fresh plum tomatoes (sliced)
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh basil, chopped (or to taste)
  • 1 ½ oz. feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 - 3 cups Harvest Burger crumbles for recipes

Cook pasta according to directions on package. Thin pesto with hot water. Combine pesto with Harvest Burger crumbles. Heat gently. Combine pasta, pesto, and Harvest Burger crumbles in a large bowl. Toss well. Add tomatoes, basil and cheese, tossing gently to coat. Makes six 1 ½ to 2 cup servings.

Nutrition Analysis per serving (with 3 cups Harvest Burger):

Calories: 409
Fat: 2.9 g.
Carbohydrate: 67 g.
Protein: 23 g.
Sodium: 291 mg.

Note: Canned tomatoes can be substituted for fresh if desired. (Use tomatoes without salt if needed.)

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