Presto Its A 15 Minute Pesto Pasta Salad

What do you get when you coat penne pasta in a flavorful pesto and toss it with minced garlic, cherry tomatoes, and black olives?


What do you get when you coat penne pasta in a flavorful pesto and toss it with minced garlic, cherry tomatoes, and black olives?

Presto Its A 15 Minute Pesto Pasta Salad – What do you get when you coat penne pasta in a flavorful pesto and toss it with minced garlic, cherry tomatoes, and black olives?



Presto Its A 15 Minute Pesto Pasta Salad

Presto Its A 15 Minute Pesto Pasta Salad
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What do you get when you coat penne pasta in a flavorful pesto and toss it with minced garlic, cherry tomatoes, and black olives?


  • 1 Packed cup fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan
  • 1 Cup olive oil
  • 1 Teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic, minced
  • ½ Cup of raw walnuts (optional)
  • 1 Cup cherry tomatoes sliced
  • 1 English cucumber
  • 8 oz dried penne pasta
  • 1 can black olives (drained)



  1. Boil water in medium pot add sea salt until water taste like the ocean, add hint of oil now add pasta. Cook pasta covered on a medium low flame for 8-10 minutes until tender when al dente off the flame and leave covered and allow water to absorb into the pasta. Drain set aside and cool.
  2. In a food processor combine pesto ingredients and blend until smooth. In a medium bowl combine pasta and about half the pesto mix, cover the pasta and mix until pasta is coated well add remaining ingredients chill and serve.

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Comments

  • This sounds really delicious and something new to try. Thank you for sharing this.

    Simon

    plasterers bristol July 14, 2015 6:47 am

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