Low-Cal High Protein Recipe

Pesto Pasta Salad

with Grilled Tomatoes and Mozzarella
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Pesto Pasta Salad

Pesto Pasta Salad - With golden raisins and creamy mozzarella, this dish is always a hit at the buffet!

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Health Score:
8,3 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
Calories:
505
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This vegetarian pasta salad, which is full of vital substances, has a positive effect on the heart and blood vessels, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, muscles and bones.

If you prepare the salad with whole-wheat noodles, you will also get valuable fiber for digestion and the intestines.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie505 kcal(24 %)
Protein20 g(20 %)
Fat21 g(18 %)
Carbohydrates55 g(37 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage6.5 g(22 %)
Vitamin A0.3 mg(38 %)
Vitamin D0.2 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E3.1 mg(26 %)
Vitamin B₁0.3 mg(30 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin6.3 mg(53 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate50 μg(17 %)
Pantothenic acid0.6 mg(10 %)
Biotin5.6 μg(12 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.9 μg(30 %)
Vitamin C12.8 mg(13 %)
Potassium508 mg(13 %)
Calcium253 mg(25 %)
Magnesium94 mg(31 %)
Iron3.2 mg(21 %)
Iodine10 μg(5 %)
Zinc2.5 mg(31 %)
Saturated fatty acids7.5 g
Uric acid69 mg
Cholesterol83 mg
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Ingredients

for
6
Ingredients
16 ounces Penne
salt
2 ounces golden raisin
2 ounces Pine nuts
2 Red onions
2 ounces green or black olives (pitted)
5 tablespoons Pesto
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons Red wine vinegar
peppers
24 Cherry tomatoes
9 ounces Buffalo mozzarella
4 stalks Basil
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Small skillet, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Small plate, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Mandoline, 1 Sieve, 1 Grill pan, 1 Large knife

Preparation steps

1.
Pesto Pasta Salad preparation step 1

Cook pasta in a pot of boiling salted water until al dente according to package directions.

2.
Pesto Pasta Salad preparation step 2

While pasta is cooking, soak golden raisins in a little warm water.

3.
Pesto Pasta Salad preparation step 3

Toast pine nuts in a small dry pan until light brown, then let cool on a plate.

4.
Pesto Pasta Salad preparation step 4

Peel onions and slice into very thin rings.

5.
Pesto Pasta Salad preparation step 5

Chop olives. Drain golden raisins. Drain pasta in a sieve and rinse briefly with cold water.

6.
Pesto Pasta Salad preparation step 6

Mix all prepared ingredients with pesto, oil and vinegar in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

7.
Pesto Pasta Salad preparation step 7

Rinse cherry tomatoes, drain and cook in a hot grill pan over high heat until softened.

8.
Pesto Pasta Salad preparation step 8

Drain mozzarella and cut into cubes. Rinse basil, shake dry, pluck leaves and chop coarsely. Divide pasta salad among bowls, top with tomatoes, mozzarella and basil and serve.