Basil Pesto Pomodoro Sauce

Basil Pesto Pomodoro Sauce

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"A quick-to-prepare tomato sauce flavored with pesto that is very versatile."
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15 m servings 573 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 573 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 110g
  • 35%
  • Protein:
  • 21.4 g
  • 43%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 391 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Spray large skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir 5 minutes, or until tender.
  2. Add tomatoes and simmer 5 minutes, or until slightly thickened. Stir in pesto just before serving.
  3. Serve with 1 pound dry pasta (such as fusilli, spaghetti or penne), cooked according to package directions. May also be served over cooked chicken breasts or fish.


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great I used garlic bread and placed provolone cheese on it and melted the cheese then poured sauce on and around bread yum yum. it was a hit

Tasty and easy to prepare. Used olive oil instead of the non-stick cooking spray. I didn't have canned tomatoes, but roughly chopped up a couple of large ripe tomatoes instead. Tossed it with c...

Turned out really nice, will make it again.

This is a great starter recipe. I made my own pesto sauce and used olive oil instead of cooking spray. My family love this stuff.