Bowtie pasta with creamy cilantro pesto
Pasta Cilantro Pesto Vegetarian
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:09:55 AM. Recipe ID 36999. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Bowtie pasta with creamy cilantro pesto
Categories: Main course, Vegetarian*, Pasta*, Quick dishe
Yield: 2 Servings
1/2 lb Bowtie pasta
1/2 c Low-fat cottage cheese ; *
1/4 c Plain lowfat yogurt
1/2 c Chopped cilantro
1/2 ts Salt
2 ts Olive oil
3 Cloves garlic; minced
1/8 ts Red pepper flakes
3 tb Grated Parmesan cheese
* To make vegan, replace cottage cheese and yogurt with 1/2# firm
Cook pasta in boiling, salted water until al dente. Meanwhile, combine
cottage cheese, yogurt, cilantro, and salt in blender or food
processor. Process 30 seconds.
Heat oil in small skillet over medium heat; add garlic and cook until
aromatic, about 1 minute. Add red pepper flakes; remove from heat.
Drain pasta; toss with sauce and garlic in serving bowl. Sprinkle
Variation: Saute slivered onion and sweet red and yellow bell pepper
with garlic. Cook 3 minutes, or until crips-tender. Proceed with rec
Per serving: 277 Cal; 12g Prog / 4g Fat / 4gg carb / 4mg Chol / 675mg
2 g Fiber
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