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Tri-Colour Pesto Rotini

10
10
10
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
18 min
Cook
12 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Easy
The use of store-bought pesto sauce makes this dish a snap.

Ingredients

uncooked ziti

2 pound(s)

uncooked carrot(s)

2 medium, diced

green pepper(s)

1 medium, diced

sweet red pepper(s)

1 medium, diced

drained sun-dried tomatoes in oil

¼ cup(s), diced

store-bought pesto sauce

½ cup(s), made with basil

canned chicken broth

¼ cup(s), reduced sodium or water

table salt

tsp, or to taste

black pepper

pinch, or to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Add carrots, bell peppers and tomatoes.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together pesto and broth. Add mixture to pasta and stir to coat; season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve warm or at room temperature. Yields about 1 1/3 cups per serving. (Note: This dish will last up to 1 week in the refrigerator. You may substitute 2 pounds of couscous for the pasta, if desired. Cook the couscous as directed and follow from step 2.)

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