Restaurant-Style Creamy Pesto Pasta

Restaurant-Style Creamy Pesto Pasta

After some inspiration for your next meal? Check out this Restaurant-Style Creamy Pesto Pasta recipe, that'll be sure to impress!
  • 6 mins

    Cooking Time

  • Difficulty

  • 20 mins

    Prep Time

  • 4 People


  • 1 package Knorr® Creamy Pesto sauce mix
  • 1 1/2 cups 1% milk
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 8 ounces pasta cooked and drained

  1. Blend Knorr® Creamy Pesto sauce mix, milk and olive oil in 2-quart saucepan with wire whisk. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring frequently, 3 minutes. Stir in cheese and simmer 1 minute.

  2. Toss sauce with hot pasta in large serving bowl. Sprinkle, if desired, with ground black pepper.

  1. Amount per Serving
Nutritional values Amount per Serving
Energy (g) 440.0
Calcium (g) 220.0 mg
Carbohydrates (g) 53.0 g
Cholesterol (g) 53.0 mg
Fat (g) 19.0 g
Fiber (g) 0.0 g
Iron (g) 1.0 mg
Potassium (g) 248.0 mg
Protein (g) 14.0 g
Saturated Fat (g) 4.0 g
Sodium (g) 550.0 mg
Sugars (g) 8.0 g
Trans Fat (g) 0.0 g

Hints & Tips

Tip: For a special touch, sprinkle with toasted pine nuts. 

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