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Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto recipe
photo by:kraft
This quick and easy pasta dish proves that simple is best! All you need are tortellini, sun-dried tomatoes, half-and-half, Parmesan and chopped walnuts.
30 min
30 min
6 servings

What You Need

pkg.  (9 oz. each) refrigerated cheese tortellini
jar  (12 oz.) sun-dried tomatoes in oil, undrained
cup  KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
cup  chopped PLANTERS Walnuts
cup  half-and-half

Make It

COOK pasta as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, drain tomatoes, reserving half the oil. Process tomatoes and reserved oil in food processor or blender until smooth. Add cheese and nuts; process 30 sec. or until blended. Transfer to small saucepan.

ADD half-and-half; stir. Cook on medium heat until 3 to 5 min. or heated through, stirring occasionally.

DRAIN pasta; place in large bowl. Add sauce; toss to coat.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Serving Suggestion
Serve with a mixed green salad and your favorite fresh fruit to round out the meal.
For Mediterranean flair, add 1/4 cup pesto along with the half-and-half.
Special Extra
Garnish with additional chopped PLANTERS Walnuts.
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