Creamy Pesto Pasta with Smoked Pork
Small amounts of smoked pork and pesto add big flavor to this simple but flavorful pasta dish.
- 1 1/4 cups light sour cream
- 3 Tbs pesto sauce
- 12 oz angel hair pasta, (or linguine), uncooked
- 2 cloves garlic
- 6 oz smoked pork loin, precooked
- 1 cup red bell peppers, sliced (one pepper)
- 10 oz frozen chopped spinach, (one 10-ounce package), thawed and drained
- 4 oz feta cheese, crumbled (1cup)
- In a small bowl, mix light sour cream and pesto together. Set aside.
- Cook pasta in boiling water.
- While pasta is cooking, spray a large nonstick pan with vegetable oil spray. Sauté garlic and smoked pork loin for 1–2 minutes. Add pepper strips to pork and cook until tender.
- Stir in drained chopped spinach and drained pasta. Crumble feta cheese over pasta.
- Toss pasta with sour cream sauce. Heat until cheese begins to melt.
Calories from Fat 229 (35%)
(39%)Total Fat 26g
(64%)Saturated Fat 13g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Total Carbohydrate 74g
(18%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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