Creamy Basil Pesto Pasta Salad

Creamy Basil Pesto Pasta Salad

Click Here for Downloadable Version of this Recipe | Submitted by Lindsey Bryan, Certified Profile Coach - Knoxville, TN

Servings: 4

Serving Size: ¼ of Salad

Preparation Time: 10 minute | Cook Time: 1 minute

Ingredients:

  • 3 gourmet cheese wedges 
  • 1T Basil Pesto
  • 1 Package Profile Pasta
  • 1 Cup Chopped, Frozen Spinach (thawed and drained)
  • Optional- fresh spinach and basil

Directions:

  1. Melt gourmet cheese wedges in microwave for 1 minute at 50% power
  2. Stir in basil pesto.
  3. Add Profile Pasta to boiling water, cook for 1 minute
  4. Toss cheese and pesto mix, spinach and pasta in a hot pan to finish melting cheese
    and coat pasta evenly.
  5. Serve warm or chill and enjoy!

Profile Exchange: 2 oz protein + 1 cup vegetables + 1 fats

Tips: Feel free to add other veggies to the dish if you wish.

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