Fettuccine with Creamy Basil-Pine Nut Sauce Recipe

This flavorful pasta dish features blue cheese, sherry, and pine nuts.

Fettuccine with Creamy Basil-Pine Nut Sauce Recipe

How To Make Fettuccine with Creamy Basil-Pine Nut Sauce

When it's time to crave for pasta, this creamy dish smothers fettuccine with an aromatic basil-pine nut sauce.

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 45 mins


  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 cup basil leaves, fresh
  • ½ cup light ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • ½ cup blue cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tsp sherry vinegar
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • 1 package fettuccine, fresh
  • basil leaves, optional


  1. Place the garlic in a food processor, and pulse 2 to 3 times.
  2. Add basil and the next 5 ingredients (through the pepper); process until smooth.
  3. Stir in pine nuts.
  4. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.
  5. Combine pasta and sauce in a large bowl; toss well.
  6. Garnish with fresh basil, if desired.


  • Sugar: 5g
  • :
  • Calcium: 264mg
  • Calories: 599kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 85g
  • Cholesterol: 123mg
  • Fat: 17g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 476mg
  • Protein: 26g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 309mg
  • Vitamin A: 652IU
  • Vitamin C: 2mg
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