Potatoes, Beans, Pasta and PESTO!

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by love4culinary

This is a delicious dish to serve warm or at room temp. Its a nice way to dress up any meal! It can easily be halved or doubled! This is even great to serve as a meal for people who dont like large meals :-)

Top Review by Denise Nachtigal

I really didn't care for this recipe much. It was easy to make, but much to "pesto-y" for my liking. I didn't think the pasta and the potatos went well together either. Sorry.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 red potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 8 ounces cavatappi pasta or 8 ounces any other small tubular pasta
  • 8 ounces trimmed and halved green beans (you can also use broccoli florets!)
  • 12 cup pesto sauce
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Place your potato cubes in a large pot of water and bring it to a boil.
  2. Add one tablespoon of salt and your pasta, and return to a boil and cook 2 mins.
  3. Add your green beans (or broccoli) and return to a boil.
  4. Allow to cook until vegetables are tender and pasta is al dente, approximately 6-7 minutes.
  5. Drain and toss with your pesto.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and serve warm, or even at room temperature.
  7. ENJOY!

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