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easy-peasy pesto pasta

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
cindy sandberg
carlisle, IN

Quick, simple and delicious! Super easy to throw together for a quick week-night meal. Can also be served chilled for a light summer supper!

★★★★★ 2
serves 8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For easy-peasy pesto pasta

  • 16 oz
    pasta of choice( i use whole grain penne, or brown rice elbow pasta)
  • 12-16 oz
    pkg. frozen peas
  • 8 oz
    pesto-commercial or homemade
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese

How To Make easy-peasy pesto pasta

  • 1
    Cook pasta according to package directions and drain. Meanwhile, cook peas according package directions, drain and set aside.
  • 2
    Add pesto to pasta and toss to coat. Stir in peas. Top with parmesan cheese, and serve.
  • 3
    Optionally can chill for several hours or overnight and serve as a pasta salad.