Pesto and Tomato Angel Hair Pasta

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Marie

Chopped tomatoes add a new dimension of flavor to this pesto pasta dish.

Top Review by Reed5426

I used half the amount of pasta and half the oil, but kept everything else the same. The result was so flavorful and pretty. The diced tomatos were so wonderful and I somehow managed to make the pesto perfectly. Wow, I served this with grilled chicken and my husband and I loved it. My son ate his chicken with barbecue sauce and mashed potatos because pesto really isn't his thing.


  1. Cook angel hair pasta according to package directions.
  2. Turn on food processor and drop garlic down feed tube.
  3. Stop the processor and add basil, nuts, cheese and salt and pepper.
  4. Pulse until finely chopped, then with motor running, add oil gradually through tube until blended.
  5. Drain pasta and reserve some of cooking water.
  6. Toss pasta with the pesto, then add tomatoes.
  7. If mixture is too thick, add a little cooking water.
  8. Can be served hot or cold.

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