Pesto Pasta Salad

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by annh53182

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Top Review by iris5555

This was quite tasty, but even better with the addition of some balsamic vinegar for some acidity.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil a large pot of water over high heat. When the water reaches a boil, add salt and add pasta.
  2. Cook according to package directions to al dente.
  3. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  4. Transfer to a large bowl.
  5. Combine basil, garlic and pine nuts in a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped, slowly stream in olive oil with processor running until uniform.
  6. Stir in cheese and pour over pasta.
  7. Toss to distribute and add red peppers, olives, onions, and mozzarella cheese. Mix in crushed red pepper flakes.
  8. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes prior to serving.

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