Fettuccine With Asparagus Pesto

30 mins (prep 10, cooking 20)
11 ingredients
4 servings
Yum! Basil and cooked asparagus are blended into a tasty pesto, then served over pasta with asparagus tips. Great served with steaks or chicken or even as a meatless main dish. I think almonds, pine nuts or walnuts would be a good addition to the pesto. From "Sunset Magazine."

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Serving Size (377.29 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 283.5 Calories from Fat 103.59
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11.51g 70.81%
Saturated Fat 2.6g 51.98%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 18.83mg 25.11%
Sodium 363.48mg 60.58%
Total Carbohydrate 32.1g 42.8%
Dietary Fiber 7.11 g 113.78%
Sugars 6.26 g %
Protein 18.12g 144.94%
Vitamin A 1737.81IU% Vitamin C 17.7mg%
Calcium 209.3mg% Iron 6.36mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
hot water, fresh basil, salt and pepper