Lyza's Pesto Pasta Salad

Melissa Varady

By
@mvaradyteach

A friend posted this on a local food lover's page, and I had to share it!


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Serves:

6 to 8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
pine nuts
4 or 5 clove
garlic
5 c
fresh basil, loosely packed
1 c
freshly grated parmesan
1/2 c
freshly grated pecorino
1/2 Tbsp
olive oil
juice from 1 lemon
1 1/4 c
mayonnaise
6 c
cooked chilled bowtie pasta
2 c
frozen peas, defrosted
1/2 c
pine nuts
1/2 c
freshly grated parmesan and pecorino

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine first 6 ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.
2
Add lemon juice and mayonnaise and leave food processor on low until all is well blended.
3
Toss creamy pesto sauce with cooked pasta, peas, pine nuts and cheese. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes to blend flavors before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Salads, Pasta, Pasta Salads, Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #pesto, #pinenuts