Pesto Pasta Salad using Store Bought Pesto Recipe

This amazing pesto pasta salad requires only five ingredients! Choose any little pasta shape and top with homemade or store-bought pesto.

– 1 16 ounce package farfalle pasta (plain or tri colored) – 1 16 ounce package cherry tomatoes, halved – 1 16 ounce package fresh mozzarella, cut into bite sized piece – ½ cup store-bought pesto – 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar – salt and pepper to taste – fresh basil and balsamic glaze for topping (optional)



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Follow the directions on the package to cook the farfalle until it is al dente. 

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Run cold water over the drain and rinse. Put the pasta that has been drained into a big bowl.

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Put the cheese, tomatoes, pesto, and balsamic vinegar on top of the pasta. Throw it all together well.

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 Add salt and pepper to taste. Put basil leaves on top if you want and drizzle with balsamic glaze before serving.

Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 341mg | Potassium: 198mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 649IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 220mg | Iron: 1mg  


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