9 Reviews

This was really good! We have lots of basil and I was looking for something that would be light for a summer supper. I didn't have any italian dressing so I used Bev's Italian Dressing #43522. I must have been heavy on the basil as my dressing was green not like the picture I used the Barilla PLUS penne which is a 14 1/2 oz. box so I used the whole cup of Italian dressing that Bev's recipe used. My husband doesn't like black olives so I left them out. I topped it with imitation crab for him and he was a happy camper. Thanks for a great recipe.

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Chef likestocook July 28, 2012

absolutely fantastic! i added shredded chicken

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ellie3763 March 27, 2008

Made this with a few things added. However it was great as is.

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ashley July 01, 2015

I ADDED green olives,artichoke heart, plus hreen pimento too. It was great!!

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larry #2 May 12, 2014

Love this easy summer salad that really takes advantage of fresh basil.

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CaliforniaJan September 14, 2009

This is a great, easy pasta salad. We prefer it the day it's made. If you want it for the next day, be prepared to add a little more salad dressing, as the pasta really soaks it up.

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p_holtane July 05, 2009

I loved this recipe! Really easy and so good- I couldn't stay out of the leftovers in my fridge. The first time I made it, I didn't have enough fresh basil so I threw in some dried and it was still great!

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LauraLou8998 May 19, 2009

This really was super easy to make! John and I love pasta salads and this is a great addition to our collection. It is a very zippy pasta salad. Thank you!

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billikers October 08, 2006

This made a nice lunch. I cheated a little and used store bought pesto instead of using the fresh basil leaves(I couldn't find any). I used rotina(corkscrew)pasta. Thank you Spookygirl.

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Sharon123 October 02, 2004
Super Easy Pesto Pasta Salad