1 box Barilla PLUS® Rotini
1 cup (150g) walnuts, coarsely chopped
6 cup (75g) sun-dried tomatoes, olive oil packed and julienned
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 cup (50ml) extra virgin olive oil
1 cup (140g) parmigiano reggiano cheese, freshly grated
8 leaves fresh basil, chopped
season to taste
BRING a large pot of water to a boil. SAUTÉ walnuts in a small skillet for 1-2 minutes over medium heat until slightly brown.
PLACE walnuts in a large salad bowl. ADD sun-dried tomatoes, including olive oil from tomatoes; mix in garlic and olive oil. COOK Barilla PLUS® Rotini according to package directions. DRAIN; add pasta to salad bowl. ADD parmigiano reggiano cheese and basil.
SEASON to taste.
MIX well and serve.
Calories: 770, Fat: 44g, Saturated Fats: 9g, Carbohydrates: 68g, Protein: 30g
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The new Barilla PLUS® pasta is made from a unique multigrain blend, providing 14 grams high quality protein per serving as well as added fibre from real ingredients like spelt, barley, ground flax, oat fibre, chickpeas and lentils.