See smiles all around when you serve this Cilantro Pesto Pasta. This Cilantro Pesto Pasta is a great way for you to use up the rest of that fresh cilantro!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 cup fresh cilantro
1/2 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
1/2 cup PLANTERS Slivered Almonds
1/4 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
1 lb. pasta, such as rotini or penne pasta, uncooked
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
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Let's Make It
Place cilantro, dressing, almonds, cheese and pepper in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.
Prepare pasta as directed on package; drain. Pour into large serving bowl.
Spoon cilantro pesto over pasta; stir gently. Top with chopped tomatoes. Serve warm or cold.
Serve the cilantro pesto on top of grilled fish, meat, poultry or vegetables.
Prepare pesto mixture. Pour into resealable plastic bag; seal bag. Chop tomatoes and place in separate resealable plastic bag; seal bag. Prepare pasta as directed on package; place in large resealable plastic bowl with lid. Place bags with pesto mixture and chopped tomato in bowl. Cover with plastic lid. Empty contents of bags onto pasta in bowl before serving. Toss gently.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 46g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
8 servings, 1-1/2 cup each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.