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Parmesan Pesto Pasta Salad

Time & Servings
4 servings
25 minutes ready time =
10 minutes preparation +
15 minutes cooking
  • 1 package Knorr® Sidekicks® Parmesan Pesto Pasta Side Dish
  • 1 cup drained bocconcini pearls*
    Salerno Bocconcini Cheese 1KG
    $8.53 • Ea
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  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, chopped
    Cherto Cherry Tomatoes On The Vine ~ 681G
    $10.36 • Ea
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
    Kirkland Organic Pine Nuts 680G
    $41.47 • Ea
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup kalamata olives, pitted and chopped
    Elara Kalamata Olives 2L
    $9.75 • Ea
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
    Kirkland Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2L
    $27.86 • Ea
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  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
    Lemons ~ 2KG
    $10.97 • Ea
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  • Cook Knorr® Sidekicks® Parmesan Pesto Pasta Side Dish according to package directions and let cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine cooled Knorr® Sidekicks® Parmesan Pesto Pasta Side Dish, bocconcini, cherry tomatoes, pine nuts, basil, olives, olive oil and lemon juice. Blend gently until combined. Season pasta salad with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Great side for a summer BBQ! Make the day before and refrigerate to save time.
  • * bocconcini pearls are found in the cheese section of you local grocery store. If you cannot find pearls, regular-size bocconcini cut into cubes work just as well. Each serving of this salad is a source of fibre, vitamin C and iron.