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pesto pasta salad

Recipe by
annie Kelly
Conway, SC

I believe I got this recipe from one of Sandra Lee's television shows years back.

yield serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pesto pasta salad

  • 1 box
    fusilli pasta- i use ronzoni
  • 1
    1 container [7ozs] of pesto sauce or use your home made pesto
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    white wine vinegar-heinz
  • 2 c
    cherry tomatoes halved or grape tomatoes
  • 1 1/4 c
    pine nuts-optional
  • salt n pepper to taste

How To Make pesto pasta salad

  • 1
    Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Drain again shaking to get most of the water off the pasta.
  • 2
    Then place pasta into a large bowl.
  • 3
    In small bowl whisk together the pesto sauce oil and vinegar. Pour over pasta. Then add your tomatoes and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Chill
  • 4
    To serve sprinkle with pine nuts and garnish with some basil.