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Noodles & Company Pesto Cavatappi Copycat

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My favorite restaurant is Noodles & Company. If I could afford to go there every single day I would! I order the same thing every time I go, and it is their Pesto Cavatappi. The mushrooms, tomatoes, and delicious sauce can make just about any bad day turn into the best day! I have been searching for a recipe that tastes remotely close to the real thing, and I think I finally figured it out! Here is the Six Sisters' version of Noodles & Co. Pesto Cavatappi.

4
1/2 box of Cavatappi noodles ( any kind of noodle will do! )
10-15 basil leaves
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 cloves of garlic
1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 ounce can of sliced mushrooms
10 cherry tomatoes ( or more if you like tomatoes! )
1/4 cup milk ( or cream )
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
Parmesan cheese for topping
To make the Pesto sauce (You'll want to do this first): Rinse basil leaves in cold water. In a food processor (I used my Ninja Blender) combine leaves, Parmesan cheese, salt, garlic, and olive oil. It will...
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Nutritions

Calories
218

Sodium
625mg
26% DV

Fat
10g
16% DV

Protein
12g
24% DV

Carbs
20g
6% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV