Pesto Pasta With Green Beans and Potatoes

Pesto Pasta With Green Beans and Potatoes
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, place the potatoes and salt in a large saucepan. Add enough cold water to cover. Bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer until the potatoes are almost but not quite tender, about 15 minutes.
  4. Add the beans and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Drain the potatoes and green beans in a colander. Let cool slightly.
  5. Cut the potatoes into ½-inch pieces and cut the green beans into 1-inch pieces.
  6. Place the pasta in a large bowl and add the potatoes, green beans, pesto, Parmesan, and pine nuts (if using). Toss to combine.
By March, 2006

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 820Calories From Fat 37%
  • Fat 34g
  • Sat Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Sodium 1,150mg
  • Carbohydrate 104g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Sugar 7g
  • Protein 25g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Pine-nuts
To toast pine nuts, spread them on a rimmed baking sheet and place them in a 400° F oven, tossing occasionally, until golden, 5 to 6 minutes.

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