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20-Minute Lemon Pesto Penne

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20-Minute Lemon Pesto Penne

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  • 8 oz. whole wheat penne
  • 2 cups baby broccoli
  • roasted tomatoes (1 cup oven, I used Kirkland brand and rinsed excess oil)
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic (optional)
  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 1/2 lemon
  • fresh basil (cut into ribbons)
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    Calories240Calories from Fat25
    Total Fat2.5g4%
    Saturated Fat1.5g8%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat25
    Total Carbohydrate48g16%
    Dietary Fiber7g28%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C90%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Lisa Fortunato a month ago
    soooooo delicious! 😋
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    Lisa 10 months ago
    I make the dish a lot. It's one of our favorites. I thought it was good with basil or tomato pesto but felt like tomato went better with lemon
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    Anna Sepesy a year ago
    One of my favorite dishes to make! It’s quick, easy, and delicious. I love how the flavors taste so natural and harmonize with each other. It also smells so good that whenever I make it the people around me always ask what it is!
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    Pat M. a year ago
    I just didn't like this one. It tasted heavy and the veggies were over done. No thanks!
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    Axford a year ago
    Was not for me I don’t think the pesto is right for this dish
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    Frankie Brown a year ago
    Very tasty! Added a touch more pesto and cheese and sundried tomatoes delicious
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    Katie Schutz a year ago
    Very good and easy to make!
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    Stephanie Buote a year ago
    Great recipe! I used protein pasta for our meatless Monday. Will be adding this back into the rotation!
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    Dorothy Howard 2 years ago
    a great simple dinner for my 17 year old to coom without my help, and it turned out delicious!
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    Robin 2 years ago
    Nice dinner. To cut down on cost gonna use regular broccoli and parmesan next time, neither should impact flavor to much.
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    Susan H. 2 years ago
    AMAZING! SIMPLE! We added shrimp. Loved it.
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    Evbu 2 years ago
    Delicious. I used a basil pesto sauce instead as well as added shrimp. Very simple and quick!
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    Ginger 2 years ago
    Easy to make but not my favorite. I like Feta but I don’t think it works in this
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    Liam Stapleton 2 years ago
    Delicious and easy to make
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    Gayle D. 2 years ago
    it was easy and delicious.
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    Lynne Stelljes 2 years ago
    Really yummy!! My husband loved it!
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    moose 2 years ago
    for a milder taste, substitute dried tomatoes for chopped canned ones:) also, I'd recommend adding more lemon if you really want the taste to stick out
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    Tastes good! Quick and easy
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    Bates 2 years ago
    Tastes good! Easy to make, quick, and I mostly had all the ingredients on hand.
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    Meaghan 2 years ago
    Very easy and very tasty. Light, especially good for summer and I bet just as delicious cold as a pasta salad! I diced cherry tomatoes and substituted arugula for the broccoli. Next time may try adding zucchini or chicken .. or both!
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    Nika 2 years ago
    Quick, easy and delicious!!
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    Mara 2 years ago
    This recipe is easy ,quick to prepare and tasty delicious. I used spinach instead of broccoli. My whole family love it.
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    Jake Sandler 2 years ago
    Very solid, will be making again
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    Shammy 2 years ago
    Amazing ! I added spinach to mine and I didn’t add the broccoli to the penne like that. I grilled my broccoli separate and seasoned it then added after the penne was cooked. I also used whole grain instead of whole wheat penne. Would definitely make again ( make sure to season your food :))
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    Tim & Katie 2 years ago
    So good! easy to make
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    Avany Johnson 2 years ago
    Meh. Just meh. Not bad just not great.
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    Sibel Duyan 2 years ago
    fast and easy! absolutely yummy
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    Amy Wohl 2 years ago
    INCREDIBLE RECIPE! Will be making this again and again!!!
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    Chloe Schueman 2 years ago
    THIS IS AMAZING!! Super easy to make and delicious.
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    wendy k 2 years ago
    Easy and tasty,will make again