Side Dishes

Creamy Pesto Summer Pasta Salad

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A vibrant summer pasta salad tossed in a creamy pesto dressing and topped with fresh tomatoes, toasted walnuts, Parmesan cheese, and lots of basil.

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1 lb. fusilli or rotini pasta
1/2 cup mayo
3/4 cup jarred basil pesto
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. sugar
pinch salt
pinch pepper
2 10 oz. pacakages grape tomatoes
1 cup walnuts
1 cup Parmesan cheese
1 cup basil
generous pinch salt
generous pinch pepper
Boil pasta until al dente. Drain and run under cold water until pasta has completely cooled. Set aside. For the dressing: Combine a heaping 1/2 cup mayo, 3/4 cup jarred basil pesto sauce, 2 Tbsp. fresh...
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Nutritions

Calories
768

Sodium
1247mg
51% DV

Fat
36g
55% DV

Protein
29g
58% DV

Carbs
46g
15% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV