Parmesan Pesto Pasta Salad
Time & Servings
25 minutes ready time =
10 minutes preparation +
15 minutes cooking
1 package Knorr® Sidekicks® Parmesan Pesto Pasta Side Dish0Knorr Sidekicks Pasta Parmesan Pesto 135G$1.94 • Ea
1 cup drained bocconcini pearls*0TreStelle Bocconcini Medallions 200G$7.03 • Ea
2 cups cherry tomatoes, chopped
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted0Compliments Pine Nuts 100G$9.59 • Ea
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves0Basil 20G$2.81 • Ea
1/4 cup kalamata olives, pitted and chopped0Unico Olives Kalamata 375ML$4.90 • Ea
1 Tbsp. olive oil0Becel Margarine Olive Oil 454G$4.17 • Ea
1 Tbsp. lemon juice0Lemons 1EA$1.12 • Ea
- 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.