Pesto Pasta Salad
12 ozfusilli pasta
1 1/2 cgrape or cherry tomatoes sliced in half
1 1/2 csliced english cucumber
8 ozfresh mozzarella balls
1/3 cchopped red onion
1 cfresh pesto sauce (or store bought)
1/4 cpine nuts
How to Make Pesto Pasta Salad
- Cook the pasta according to package instructions (slightly al dente) and drain well.
- In a large bowl combine the pasta, tomatoes, cucumber, mozzarella balls, red onion, and pesto sauce. Stir gently to combine.
- Add the pine nuts to a dry skillet over medium heat. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown stirring very frequently. Sprinkle the toasted pine nuts on the top of the pasta salad.