Spinach Basil Pesto Pasta with Tomato Salad

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A Zone Pasta take on a classic pesto recipe, the fusilli makes it delicious. The blender works just fine with these ingredients and makes clean-up easier.

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Yield1 Serving
Total Time (mins)
  • Ingredients
  • Nutrition
  • 1/2 cup Zone PastaRx Fusilli
  • 2 cups Baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup Roasted red pepper
  • 1/4 cup Basil leaves - packed
  • 1 clove Garlic - peeled and cut in half
  • 1 1/2 tbsps Water - more if needed
  • 1/2 tbsp Dr. Sears’ Zone Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Side Salad:
  • 2 Tomatoes - cut into 6 slices
  • 1/2 oz Polly-o fat free mozzarella
  • 6 leaves Basil
  • to taste Salt and pepper
Calories 329
Total Fat 11g
Carbohydrates 36g
Fiber 7g
Protein 23g

Instructions

  1. Cook Zone fusilli as directed. Drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, place the spinach, basil, garlic, water and olive oil into a food processor or blender.
  3. Blend until smooth and toss with pasta.
  4. Serve immediately with cheese and basil on top of tomato slices.