Mix fresh or store-bought basil pesto with mayonnaise for an easy, 2-ingredient sauce you can mix with pasta.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 cup
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix mayonnaise and pesto together in a bowl until evenly combined.

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Nutrition Facts

236 calories; protein 1.6g; carbohydrates 1.4g; fat 25.4g; cholesterol 12.9mg; sodium 215.7mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 3 stars
04/07/2020
This was okay but I do not think pasta is the best choice. It was super thick and I had to thin it down with some olive oil. As written I think this would be great on a sandwich but not pasta. Sorry. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
04/07/2020
This was okay but I do not think pasta is the best choice. It was super thick and I had to thin it down with some olive oil. As written I think this would be great on a sandwich but not pasta. Sorry. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/28/2020
I like the idea of using it for pasta but I made a smaller version (1/4 c mayo 1TBSP pesto) and used it to make chicken salad. DELISH as a pesto chicken salad sandwich or spoon the mixture into a small serving bowl and dip cooked and chilled jumbo shrimp in it. Yummy! Read More
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