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Pesto Pasta

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

servings 225 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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Directions

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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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 225 calories; 7.2 g fat; 32 g carbohydrates; 7.8 g protein; 44 mg cholesterol; 71 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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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...

Most helpful critical review

I needed to use more pesto.

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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...

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 ...

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!!

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.