Pesto Pasta Salad

Pesto Pasta Salad Healthy Recipe

8 Servings 15 min Cook

Macros/Serving: 409 Calories
Tags:vegetarian | pasta

Ingredients

12 Cup leaves, whole Basil
1 Cup Parsley
3 Cloves, minced Garlic
1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
0 Grams Salt
1 Tsp Pepper
1 Cup Pine Nuts
8 Tbsp Olive Oil
10 Tbsp Parmesan Cheese
2 Cup Pasta
1 Cup Greek Yogurt
2 Cup cherry tomatoes Cherry Tomatoes

Directions

Make pesto: In a food processor purée basil, parsley, garlic, lemon juice, salt, pepper and pine nuts until smooth.

With motor running, add olive oil and process until a thick paste forms.

Add parmesan and pulse twice.

Season with more salt and pepper, if desired.

Make salad: Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente.

Drain and run under cold water to stop cooking.

In a large bowl, combine pesto and Greek yogurt and stir until well blended.

Add cold pasta and toss to coat with dressing.

Top with tomatoes.

Serve salad at room temperature or cover and refrigerate to serve chilled.

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