Save time with this Easy Pesto Pasta Recipe. A toss with a simple blend of basil, Parm and Italian dressing really makes this Easy Pesto Pasta Recipe easy.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
2-1/4 cups penne pasta, uncooked
2 cups loosely packed fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
1/4 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
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Let's Make It
Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
Meanwhile, process remaining ingredients in food processor until basil is finely chopped and mixture is well blended.
Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Add basil mixture; toss to coat.
Substitute Italian parsley for the basil.
Add 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts to food processor along with the basil.
Prepare using whole wheat penne pasta.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 42g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.