Quell a pasta craving with this vegetarian dish, which provides high-quality protein
thanks to Barilla PLUS. Walnuts also contribute some protein and healthy omega-3 fats
Servings: Serves 4
Ingredients 1 cup walnuts6 cloves roasted garlic or more to taste1/2 cup basil , ripped into small pieces7 ounces (1/2 package) Barilla PLUS thin spaghetti , cooked according to package instructions2 cups fresh peas or frozen , defrosted at room temperature1/8 tsp. saltBlack pepper to tasteRed pepper flakes to taste
Combine the walnuts, garlic, basil and 1/3 cup water in a food processor for 1 minute.
Toss the walnut mixture with the hot cooked pasta, peas, salt, pepper and red pepper
flakes, if desired, and serve.
Recipes from The Best Life Diet Cookbook by Bob Greene, published by Simon & Schuster, © 2009. Used by permission.
Per serving, about: calories: 442; protein: 15 g; carbohydrate: 53 g; dietary fiber: 11 g; sugars: 7 g; total fat: 21g; saturated fat: 2 g; cholesterol: 0 mg; calcium: 63 mg; sodium: 296 mg