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Peach Pecan Pasta

Peach Pecan Pasta is one of my unique innovation. It screams summer along with being delicious. The fruit and the nut tossed with pasta makes this dish outstanding and a perfect lunchbox option too. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine fusion, vegan
Keyword peach pasta, peach pecan pasta, pecan pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 501 kcal
Author Gunjan

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp dried garlic
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup raw pecans (crushed)
  • 1 cup chopped peaches
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sliced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced green bell pepper
  • 2 1/2 cup whole grain penne pasta (boiled and drained)

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a nonstick pan and add all the herbs. (Garlic, basil, parsley, onion powder, crushed pepper). Saute for a second to cover the herbs with oil.

  2. Add crushed pecan and saute for couple of minutes continuously or until you get the aroma.

  3. Add chopped peaches and salt. Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes.

  4. Add water and boil it for couple of minutes. Now, with a food masher, mash the peaches while cooking.

  5. Add red and green pepper to it and mix nicely.

  6. Lastly, fold in pasta and cook covered at a low flame for 5 minutes.

  7. Turn off the flame, stir again and serve. Garnish with more chopped peaches if desired.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Peach Pecan Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 501 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 781mg33%
Carbohydrates 77g26%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 14g28%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.