Cilantro Hummus Fettuccine Pasta

Cilantro Hummus Fettuccine Pasta
By: Joanna Gallegos, RDN LD
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 2 oz

Ingredients:
-8 oz fettuccine pasta
-8 oz traditional hummus
-1/4 cup vegetable oil
-1 bunch of cilantro
-mango pico de gallo or regular pico de gallo (optional garnish)

Instructions:
1.) Rinse cilantro under cold water. Shake off excess water. Roughly chop cilantro leaves and stems just enough to blenderize properly.

2.) Add whole tub of 8 oz hummus into a food processoer or blender along with chopped cilantro. Add 1/4 cup vegetable oil as well. Blenderize until small specks of green are seen evenly.

3.) Cook pasta in a large deep pot according to insructions printed on box. Once cooked, drain pasta into colander and place pasta back into pot.

4.) Add cilantro hummus sauce into pot and stir into pasta until evenly coated. Serve with mango pico de gallo or regular pico de gallo as a nice ganish. Parmesan cheese goes well as a garnish too. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information
Per serving: 425 calories, 9 grams protein, 25 grams total fat, 9 grams monounsaturated fat, 2 grams saturated fat, 4 grams dietary fiber