Pasta with Red Pesto

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A yummy sun-dried tomato pesto for your pasta, meat, fish or bread!

Camille C.
Camille C.

5 minutes

Prep time

10 minutes

Cook time

627 cal.

Per serving


Stovetop, Pot (small), Colander, Food processor


Pasta (rigatoni)

Step 1

Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Reserve a bit of the cooking liquid.


Step 2

Peel the garlic.

Pine nuts

Step 3

Before making the pesto, set aside a little bit of parmesan & pine nuts for garnish.

Sun-dried tomatoes
Olive oil
Pine nuts

Step 4

In a blender or food processor, add the rest of the parmesan & pine nuts. Then add the sun-dried tomatoes, olive oil & garlic. Season with salt & pepper. Blend until smooth. Thin the pesto with a splash of the pasta cooking liquid.

Step 5

Toss the drained pasta with the pesto. Top with the reserved parmesan & pine nuts. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

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Energy627 cal.
Fat35 g
Carbohydrates57 g
Protein21 g
Fiber4 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Pasta with Red Pesto" contains 627 Energy, 35 g of Fat, 57 g of Carbohydrates, 21 g of Protein, 4 g of Fiber.

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Pasta with Red Pesto
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