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Peppery Linguine With Pesto

Mixing pasta with veggies and pesto saves about 400 calories, versus digging into a heavy Alfredo entree.

Toss 1 1/3 cups cooked (2 ounces dry) whole-wheat or spinach linguine with 2 tablespoons each of the pasta cooking liquid and basil pesto Then mix with 1 cup thinly sliced red, orange, and yellow bell peppers; half of a small, very thinly sliced (crosswise) Serrano pepper; and sea salt to taste.

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