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Pesto Pasta

Updated: Apr 10, 2019

Chef: Aanal Kotak

  • Recipe Servings: 4

  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes

  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Ingredients of Pesto Pasta

  1. 500 gm Del Monte Penne Pasta

  2. 1/3 Cup Basil Pesto Sauce

  3. 1/4 Cup Cherry Sun Dried Tomatoes

  4. 5 - 6 black olives sliced

  5. 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  6. 1 tbsp grated parmesan cheese

  7. Salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Pesto Pasta

  1. To make pesto sauce.

  2. Store pesto sauce in a clean and dry jar in the fridge or use it immediately.

  3. Boil water in a saucepan and add a pinch of salt to it. Cook the pasta as per packet instructions till al dente.

  4. Drain the pasta in a colander and add a tablespoon of olive oil over the pasta, toss nicely and set aside.

  5. Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the pesto sauce and cook for a second or so.

  6. Add the boiled pasta, sun dried tomatoes and olives. Mix nicely. Turn off the heat.

  7. Sprinkle grated cheese over the pasta. Serve Classic Basil Pesto Pasta immediately with a slice of bread.

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