Red Lentil Rotini

with Pesto, Zucchini & Almonds

Barilla Red Lentil Rotini pasta package

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Barilla Red Lentil Rotini

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Ingredients 4 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 1    box Barilla® Red Lentil Rotini
  • 2    tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1    jar Barilla® Creamy Genovese Pesto
  • 1 ½    cups zucchini, julienne
  • ½    cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2    tablespoons almonds, sliced & toasted
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a skillet over medium heat add olive oil, season and sauté zucchini until lightly browned approximately 2 minutes. Remove zucchini.
  • In the same pan over medium heat, add unsweetened almond milk and stir in pesto. Return zucchini to the pan.
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions reserving a ½ cup of pasta cooking water to lighten the sauce, if necessary.
  • Drain pasta and toss with pesto and zucchini. Season to taste. Garnish with almonds.
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