Tortellini with arugula pesto Recipe

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Creamy, mild and delicious.
Please bear in mind that the total energy value stated here is for the whole jar of pesto, not just 2 servings! It is around 684kcal for one serving.

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Servings: 2 servings


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  1. Cook the rocket together with peeled, whole cloves of garlic in a little boiling water for about 2 - 3 minutes. Drain.
  2. Place withered arugula, garlic, 60ml of olive oil, cheese and almonds or pine nuts into a food processor and chop them to desired consistency.
  3. Season with pepper and mix in the remaining oil.
  4. Cook tortellini according to manufacturer's instructions, drain.
  5. Mix a few tablespoons of the pesto with cooked tortellini, sprinkle with soe Parmesan cheese and serve as a warm antipasto.
  6. Easy suggestion: remaining pesto can be kept for a few days in a refrigerator, in a small, tightly closed glass jar.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 280g
Recipe makes 2 servings
Calories 1083  
Calories from Fat 709 65%
Total Fat 80.66g 101%
Saturated Fat 17.38g 70%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 79mg 26%
Sodium 785mg 33%
Potassium 458mg 13%
Total Carbs 67.5g 18%
Dietary Fiber 5.4g 18%
Sugars 4.38g 3%
Protein 27.05g 43%
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