Looking for a fresh and easy pasta recipe? Here’s a perfect simple pesto pasta for you! Easy homemade basil pesto, Parmesan cheese and pasta make for a simple weeknight dish.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 4 Servings
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3 cups penne pasta, uncooked
2 cups lightly packed basil
1/4 cup KRAFT 100% Parmesan Aged Grated Cheese
1/4 cup Kraft Oil and Vinegar Dressing
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How do I make it ?
Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
Meanwhile, process remaining 3 ingredients in a food processor or blender until almost smooth.
Drain pasta and toss with pesto.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Substitute same amount flat leaf parsley for basil for a different take on pesto.
Add 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts to food processor for nuttier flavour.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 11 g
Saturated fat 2 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 310 mg
Carbohydrate 44 g
Fibre 1 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 10 g
4 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.