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Pesto Penne with Green Beans And Potatoes

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Category: Pasta, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 lb Fresh green beans
  • 12 c Water
  • 3 c Cubed small round red
  • -potates
  • 1 lb Penne; (short tublar pasta)
  • -uncooked
  • 2 c Packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 c Canned low-sodium chicken
  • -broth
  • 1/4 c Low-fat milk
  • 1/4 c Grated Romano cheese
  • 1 1/2 tb Olive oil
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Freshly ground pepper
  • 2 Cloves garlic


Wash beans;trim ends, remove strings. Cut beans inti 1-inch pieces. Set
aside Bring water to a boil in a Dutch oven, Add potatoes and cook
uncovered, 2 minutes. Stir in pasta; bring to a boil and cook, uncovered, 5
minutes. Add beans, and cook 5 minutes or until potato and pasta are
tender. Drain and set aside. Position knife blad in food processor bowl.
Add basil and remaining 7 ingredients; process 30 seconds or until smooth,
stopping once to scrape down the sides. Place pasta mixture in large bowl;
add basil mixture, and toss well. Yield: 7 (1 1/2-cup) servings.

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