Gluten Free Rotini with Crispy Prosciutto, Pesto & Arugula


Crispy prosciutto and arugula bring savory flavors to this delicious Barilla Gluten Free rotini pasta tossed with basil pesto.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
4 servings


  • 1 (12 ounce) box Barilla® Gluten Free Rotini

  • 4 plum (Roma) tomatoes, quartered

  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil

  • Salt and black pepper to taste

  • 1 clove garlic

  • ½ cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

  • 10 fresh basil leaves

  • 2 cups arugula

  • ½ cup cooked, crisp, drained chopped prosciutto


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.

  2. Toss the tomatoes in 2 tablespoons of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place on a sheet tray and roast in the oven for about 10 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, saute the garlic in 1 tablespoon of olive oil for 1-2 minutes or until slightly yellow in color. Add the roasted tomatoes, set aside.

  4. In a blender, combine the cheese and basil; season with salt and pepper. Blend well and add remaining oil while blending, set aside.

  5. Cook the pasta according to package directions, drain and toss with the garlic and tomato sauce. Drizzle with basil pesto and toss with arugula. Top with crispy prosciutto pieces.

Cook's Note:

To cook the prosciutto, cut it into 1-inch pieces and cook and stir over medium heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

919 Calories
39g Fat
123g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 919
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 39g 50%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 528mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 123g 45%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 10mg 49%
Calcium 137mg 11%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 203mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.