Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe

Ready in under 30 minutes, this is the perfect pasta salad to bring to that last minute gathering.
  • Ready in: 25 minutes
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 15 minutes
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  • Servings: Makes 6-8 servings

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cooking methods

  • Microwave


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions; rinse with cold water.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small microwave-safe bowl, combine next 3 ingredients. Microwave on HIGH 1 minute. Cool.
  3. In large bowl, combine cooled pasta, cooled pesto and remaining ingredients. Toss to coat. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Makes 6-8 servings.

Make Ahead: Prepare through step 3 up to 1 day ahead.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great non-creamy pasta salad Made it for a picnic - everyone enjoyed! Husband gave it two thumbs up! Doubling the recipe filled a big pyrex bowl.
Date published: 2014-06-10
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