Pesto Pasta Salad

Pesto Pasta Salad

Cook up Knorr's delicious Pesto Pasta Salad made with simple and shelf stable ingredients. A recipe that's easy to make but flavorful to eat!
  • 20 mins

    Cooking Time

  • Difficulty

  • 10 mins

    Prep Time

  • 8 People


  • 8 ounces uncooked rotelle pasta or spiral pasta
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 package Knorr® Pesto sauce mix
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup cubed vegan mozzarella-style shreds
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, adding broccoli during last 5 minutes of cooking. Drain and rinse with cold water until completely cool.

  2. Combine Knorr® Pesto sauce mix, olive oil and vinegar in large bowl with wire whisk. Add pasta with broccoli, tomatoes, cheese, salt and pepper; toss to coat. Serve immediately or chill until ready to serve.

  1. Amount per Serving
Nutritional values Amount per Serving
Energy (g) 220.0
Calcium (g) 15.0 %
Carbohydrates (g) 25.0 g
Cholesterol (g) 0.0 mg
Fat (g) 10.0 g
Fiber (g) 3.0 g
Iron (g) 8.0 %
Protein (g) 10.0 g
Saturated Fat (g) 1.5 g
Sodium (g) 250.0 mg
Sugars (g) 2.0 g
Trans Fat (g) 0.0 g

Hints & Tips

For a quick main-dish pasta salad...try adding 1-1/2 cups diced cooked chicken OR 6 ounces cooked shrimp OR 1 cup diced cooked ham. 

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