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Barilla® Super Green Pasta

Rated as 3.75 out of 5 Stars

"This dish has not one, but three of our favorite green ingredients, including our Traditional Basil Pesto."
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25 m servings 252
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. In the bowl of a food processor add the Traditional Basil Pesto and avocado; mix to combine; set aside.
  2. In a large pot bring 4 to 6 quarts of water to a rolling boil; add salt to taste and the Farfalle; stir gently.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions; remove from heat and drain well, reserving 1/2 cup pasta cooking water.
  4. Return pasta to pot; stir in the baby greens and Traditional Basil Pesto mixture; add pasta water as needed to reach desired consistency.
  5. Serve topped with fresh basil leaves and Parmesan, if desired.


  • Customize It:
  • Let the dish cool slightly and serve it as a pasta salad for your next picnic or potluck.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 252 calories; 4 45.1 8.3 1 119 Full nutrition

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Not a fan. I didn't like the greasiness of the pesto &/or the taste. Just my preference.

I would make this again - tasty and cheap meal. I also took other folks' advice and added some sun dried tomatoes.

Add sundried tomatoes