Fresh Pesto Pasta Salad

Fresh Pesto Pasta Salad

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    16 oz package small shell pasta

  • c red wine vinegar

  • 1

    Tbs sugar

  • 1

    tsp seasoned pepper

  • ½

    tsp salt

  • 1

    tsp Dijon mustard

  • 1

    garlic clove pressed

  • ¾

    c olive oil

  • 1

    c chopped fresh basil

  • 1

    3 oz package shredded Parmesan cheese (grate your own, tastes better)

  • ½

    cup toasted pine nuts

  • Garnishes - mixed baby salad greens; grape tomatoes; small yellow pear shaped tomatoes

Directions

Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain. whisk together vinegar and next 5 ingredients. Gradually whisk in olive oil. Add vinaigrette to pasta. Add basil, cheese and pine nuts; toss to combine. Garnish, if desired.


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