Pesto Pasta

Pesto Pasta


"Easy to make, but full of flavor! Good hot or cold."


servings 225 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 225 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 7.2 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 32g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 7.8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 44 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 71 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until done. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan over medium low heat. Add pesto, onion, and salt and pepper. Cook about five minutes, or until onions are soft.
  3. In a large bowl, mix pesto mixture into pasta. Stir in grated cheese. Serve.
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  1. 101 Ratings


I doubled the pesto and olive oil and added garlic (2 cloves). Also added a sprinkle of red pepper flakes and some Mrs Dash tomato basil garlic to liven it up a bit. Served with chicken apple sa...

This pasta is absolutely delicious! I did double the olive oil, pesto and onions. For a kick, I sauteed some garlic in the olive oil before adding the onions and pesto. Also, I crumbled some ...

This was good but a bit dry. I sauted the onions to sweeten them up and then added some chopped sun dried tomatoes in olive oil. I added the pesto to that mixture for just long enough to get it...

wow this was such a hit with the family! I was worried that they would not like a dinner without meat! The only change was that I added some red pepper flakes. Yum- we will have regularly!!

I made this according to instructions, and while a good basic pesto pasta recipe, there was something missing. After the onion/pesto mixture cooked, I added 1/2 cup of chicken broth and a 14.5 ...

The first time I made it I followed the recipe and it was good. The next time I made it I added more pesto and cheese and it was delicious!

Very nice. Pasta was a bit dry. But other than that. It was awesome. I added some Cherry Tomatoes...mainly because I love them.

This was good! I would recommend adding Feta Cheese instead of the Parmesean. It was delicious with Feta.

I tried to make this a little healthier by omitting the extra olive oil. The pasta was way too dry. I added about 1/4 cup olive oil to make it taste great.