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AVOCADO PESTO TORTELLINI SKEWERS

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AVOCADO PESTO TORTELLINI SKEWERS
Nutrition Facts
4 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving
Calories 620
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 600mg 26%
Total Carbohydrates 72g 26%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 3g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 22g
Calcium 269mg 20%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 560mg 10%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

This unique take on a tortellini recipe will make your mouth water! Adding Avocados From Mexico to a pesto creates the perfect creamy texture as a topping that will leave you wanting more!

Ingredients

  • 6 c. Water
  • 2 c. Cheese filled tortellini, uncooked
  • 1 c. Cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 c. Basil, fresh
  • 8 ea. Wooden skewers
  • Avocado Pesto
  • 1 ea. Avocados From Mexico
  • 1/2 c. Basil
  • 1/4 c. Pistachios, no shells
  • 2 T. Parmesan cheese, shaved
  • 2 T. Avocado oil
  • 1/2 T. Lemon juice
  • 1/2 T. Garlic, minced
  • Salt, to taste
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Instructions

  1. In a medium pot, add water and bring to a boil. Add tortellini, and boil until cooked (approximately 7 minutes). Drain the excess water.
  2. For the avocado pesto: In a large food processor, add avocado, basil, pistachios, parmesan cheese, avocado oil, lemon juice and garlic and blend until well mixed. Salt to taste.
  3. In a large bowl, add the tortellini and stir in the avocado pesto until well combined.
  4. On a large plate, skewer the tortellini, tomato, and basil in order of choice until there are no remaining ingredients.
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Nutrition Facts
AVOCADO PESTO TORTELLINI SKEWERS
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 620 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 600mg 26%
Total Carbohydrates 72g 26%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 3g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 22g
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D 0.01mg 0.01%
Calcium 269mg 20%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 560mg 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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