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Healthy Pesto Pasta

Julie Wunder
Healthy Pesto Pasta is a quick, easy, and delicious weeknight dinner. It's a healthy twist that only uses three simple ingredients - pasta, pesto, and Greek yogurt!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Vegetarian
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6
Calories 452 kcal


  • 1 pound orecchiette pasta, or bow tie
  • 1 cup pesto
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • garnish: basil
  • garnish: parmesan, shredded


  • Boil the pasta according to package instructions, making sure to salt the water well. Drain when pasta is al dente.
  • Stir in the pesto and Greek yogurt.
  • Garnish with the basil and parmesan.


If you are watching your calories cut back on the pesto!  It has a lot of calories.  Add some additional fresh basil for more flavor!


Calories: 452kcalCarbohydrates: 60gProtein: 14gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 398mgPotassium: 196mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 833IUCalcium: 104mgIron: 1mg
Keyword pasta, pesto
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