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Quick Pasta Pesto

Total Time
15 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Pasta with cheese and cream sauces can rack up a lot of empty calories, but make simple substitutions, like swapping cream for evaporated skim milk.
Ingredients

pesto sauce

3 Tbsp, sun-dried tomato variety preferred

mixed vegetables

3 cup(s), chopped, fresh or frozen

fat free evaporated milk

1 cup(s)

cooked pasta

4 cup(s)

part-skim mozzarella cheese

1 oz, shredded

Instructions

  1. Heat a large nonstick pan coated with cooking spray. Add pesto sauce and vegetables; cook, stirring until softened, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add milk, bring to a boil and simmer for 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in pasta and cheese; cook until heated through. Yields about 1 1/2 cups per serving.

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