Fabulous Pesto Pasta Salad28 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 15 min
- Ready In: 1 hr 30 min
“This chilled pasta salad is perfect as a side dish or a main course. Serve with warm garlic bread and the perfect wine!” - by ERILEY
Original recipe yields 8 servings
- In a large bowl, whisk together the sugar, salt, pepper, onion powder, mustard, garlic, basil, oregano, cilantro, hot pepper sauce, red wine vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice, and Parmesan cheese. Add the tomatoes, green onions and olives to the bowl, and stir to coat. Refrigerate.
- Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the pasta, and cook for 7 minutes, or until tender. Drain, and rinse with cold water to cool. Add pasta to the bowl of dressing, and mix well. Top with mozzarella cheese and pine nuts. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
Amount Per Serving (8 total)
- 505 cal
- 26.7 g
- 50.7 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (28)Rate This Recipe
"Great recipe!! It was even better as leftovers, once all the flavors had more time to blend. I'll definitely make this again, but will omit the Tabasco sauce, as the tabasco kind of tasted out of plac..." See moree with all of the other fresh herb flavors."
"OK- because everyone else had given this 5 stars , I thought this was a no fail recipie. Boy was I wrong. I made this for Easter, not bothering to try it first. First of all the amount of ingredian..." See morets was 15 dollars worth of stuff I didn't have - just for one dish. Time to chop and prepare also made this time consuming. And on top of everything else, it tasted horrible. I will never make this again!"
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