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Pasta with Artichokes & Toasted Pine Nuts

Posted on August 13, 2013 by

Proti Pasta with Artichokes & Toasted Pine Nuts



34 cup pine nuts

1 tsp olive oil

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 cup chopped onions

10 Kalamata olives, pitted, sliced in half

2 (13 34-oz) cans artichoke hearts, water packed, drained and sliced

1 tsp Italian Seasoning Blend

12 cup vegetable broth

4 packets Proti fusilli pasta, cooked according to directions

12 cup chopped fresh parsley

14 cup Parmesan cheese



1. In a small skillet, over medium-low heat, toast pine nuts for 4 to 6 minutes, stirring often. Remove from heat and set aside.

2. Spray a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Place the skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil. When oil is hot, add garlic, onions, and olives. Sauté 1 to 2 minutes.

3. Add artichoke hearts and seasoning. Cook 1 to 2 minutes.

4. Add broth to the skillet. Bring to simmer. Remove from heat.

5. Place hot cooked pasta in a large bowl and pour artichoke sauce over pasta. Add parsley and toasted pine nuts. Toss to mix well. Top each serving with cheese.

Makes 4 servings.


Nutrition Facts:

Calories 255

Total Fat 6g

Total Carbohydrates 26g

Dietary Fiber 14g

Protein 26g