White Bean & Pesto Salad

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Catherine Cappiello Pappas

By
@LadyGourmet

The basil is growing beautifully in the garden this year. I wonder if all the salt water from Sandy had something to do with it!? Well, this is a pleasant treat and finding ways to use it is not a chore but rather fun and delicious.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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1 cup fresh basil
1 vine ripe tomato
1 large clove garlic
½ cup grated parmesan cheese
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon vinegar
½ teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup white beans (cannellini), drained and rinsed
1 lb. of your favorite macaroni

How to Make White Bean & Pesto Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a blender, pulse basil, garlic, tomato, cheese, salt, red pepper, vinegar, sugar, and olive oil until smooth and creamy.

    Prepare macaroni as directed. Place macaroni in a serving bowl.

    Add pesto and beans to the macaroni and toss. Take a little extra fresh basil, give it a fine chop and toss it in with the macaroni.

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About White Bean & Pesto Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta, Salads
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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