Main Dishes

Bean and Basil Pesto Penne #MeatlessMonday

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Creamy mashed beans and basil top whole wheat penne pasta for a #MeatlessMonday easy meal.

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1 cup canned cannelini beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup fresh basil
1/4 cup vegetable broth
1 ounce almonds
1 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
8 ounces whole wheat penne pasta, cooked
Combine beans, basil, broth, almonds, oil, and garlic in the bowl of a food processor. Process until smooth. Toss with hot, cooked pasta. Serve with garlic bread and tossed salad.
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Nutritions

Calories
275

Sodium
574mg
23% DV

Fat
5g
8% DV

Protein
10g
21% DV

Carbs
51g
17% DV

Fiber
1g
6% DV