An easy creamy pesto sauce cuts the prep for this cavatappi pasta dish to a mere 15 minutes. Top with Parmesan and enjoy at your newfound leisure.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
8 oz. cremini mushroom s, sliced
1 tub (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese Spread
1/4 cup CLASSICO Traditional Basil Pesto Sauce and Spread
3 cups hot cooked cavatappi
3/4 cup grape tomato es, halved
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Shredded Parmesan Cheese
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Let's Make It
Cook mushrooms in large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium heat 7 to 8 min. or until tender.
Add cream cheese spread and pesto; cook and stir 2 min.
Stir in pasta and tomatoes; top with Parmesan.
Serve with a mixed green salad and your favorite fresh fruit to round out the meal.
Substitute oil-packed sun-dried tomato strips for the tomatoes.
Prefer a Thinner Consistency?
Add broth or milk, 1 Tbsp. at a time up to 4 Tbsp., until desired thickness is achieved.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g
Saturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 40g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
4 servings, 1-1/3 cups 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.