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Pesto pasta dishes

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Very good, very simple. Easy weeknight meal. I like to make my own pesto ahead of time and freeze it - worked great with recipe.

Very good, very simple. Easy weeknight meal. I like to make my own pesto ahead of time and freeze it - worked great with recipe.

Whether you serve it hot or cold this is a winning pasta dish. Our Perfect Pesto Pasta gets its light, summery fresh taste from ingredients like kale, garlic, olive oil, and basil. Plus, this pasta is a beautiful, bright green, that makes it perfect for serving to company!

1 · Whether you serve it hot or cold this is a winning pasta dish. Our Perfect Pesto Pasta gets its light, summery fresh taste from ingredients like kale, garlic, olive oil, and basil. Plus, this pasta is a beautiful, bright green, that makes it perfect for serving to company!

11 ingredients

Produce
  • 1 (1-ounce) package Basil, fresh
  • 2 cups Cherry tomatoes
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 4 cups Kale, fresh
Condiments
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
Pasta & Grains
  • 1 (16-ounce) package Rigatoni pasta
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 cup Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/4 cup Pine nuts, toasted
Dairy
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
Simple Basil Pesto Pasta with sun dried tomatoes. Outrageously good and just 4 INGREDIENTS and 20 MINUTES! #pestopasta #basilpestopasta #pesto #pasta #easypastarecipes #agoudalife

4 · 20 minutes · Simple Basil Pesto Pasta with sun dried tomatoes. Outrageously good and just 4 INGREDIENTS and 20 MINUTES! #pestopasta #basilpestopasta #pesto #pasta #easypastarecipes #agoudalife

6 ingredients

Produce
  • 1/3 cup Sun dried tomatoes
Condiments
  • 1/2 cup Basil pesto, homemade OR store bought
Pasta & Grains
  • 8 oz Pasta
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Salt and pepper
Dairy
  • 1 Parmesan cheese
Liquids
  • 1 Reserved pasta water
Creamy basil pesto pasta is one of those recipes you'll be glad you have on busy weeknights! This easy, 5 ingredient sauce is ready in the time it takes the pasta to cook and is a real food healthy pasta. Serve as is with a salad for a vegetarian meal or add chicken or shrimp, it's all good.

131 · 10 minutes · Grab 5 ingredients and take 10 minutes to make this family favorite quick pasta dish. Perfect on it's own or served with grilled or baked meat or fish.

6 ingredients

Condiments
  • 1/2 cup Pesto
Pasta & Grains
  • 3/4 lb Pasta
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
Dairy
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 2 cups Milk
Creamy Lemon Pesto Pasta with Shrimp

When you just want something super satisfying and quick, this pasta dish wins. Plus, by the time the pasta is done cooking - so is the sauce. Don't you just love meals that cook up like this? I know, I do! Here ya go: 3/4 pounds of cooked...

Whether you’re looking for a refreshing lunch or a dish to bring to a potluck, this pesto pasta salad is delicious and easy to make. Made with basil pesto tossed in perfectly cooked pasta noodles, this recipe comes together in under 30 minutes! | realandvibrant.com #realandvibrant #pesto #pastasalad #pestopastasalad #salad

34 · 30 minutes · Whether you’re looking for a refreshing lunch or a dish to bring to a potluck, this pesto pasta salad is delicious and easy to make. Made with basil pesto tossed in perfectly cooked pasta noodles, this recipe comes together in under 30 minutes!

14 ingredients

Produce
  • 3 cups Basil, leaves
  • 1 cup Cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1/4 cup Parsley
  • 1/4 cup Pepperoncini
  • 1/2 cup Red onion
Condiments
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
Pasta & Grains
  • 1 lb Pasta
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tsp Sea salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/3 cup Pine nuts
Dairy
  • 8 oz Mozzarella, fresh
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
Chicken Pesto Pasta has tender pasta and chicken coated in a rich and creamy pesto sauce. It's an easy, flavorful meal that's ready in 30 minutes!

175 · 30 minutes · Chicken Pesto Pasta has pasta and chicken coated in a creamy, cheesy pesto sauce. It's an easy, delicious meal that's ready in 30 minutes!

14 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 lb Chicken breast, boneless skinless
Produce
  • 1 Basil, Fresh
  • 2 Garlic cloves
Canned Goods
  • 1 cup Chicken broth
Condiments
  • 1/2 cup Basil pesto, fresh
Pasta & Grains
  • 1/2 lb Penne pasta
Baking & Spices
  • 3 tbsp Flour
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 Salt and pepper
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
Dairy
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 cup Half and half
  • 1 cup Mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan