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Simple Pesto Pasta

Posted: January 19

Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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Simple Pesto Pasta is a quick and flavorful pasta you can whip up anytime. With just 5 ingredients, this pasta makes the perfect lunch or dinner. Herby pesto pairs deliciously with any pasta shape you want, and it is topped with sharp grated parmesan cheese for extra satisfaction! Simple Pesto Pasta is a classic Italian dish that has comfort and flavor in every bite.


1 (16 ounce) package pasta
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 1/2 tablespoons pesto
1/2 cup onion, chopped
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons parmesan cheese, grated


Step 1

Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente according to the package directions.

Step 2

Drain the pasta well and set it aside.

Step 3

Heat up the olive oil in a pan for frying at medium-low heat.

Step 4

Add in the pesto, onion, salt and pepper.

Step 5

Cook until the onions are soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.

Step 6

In a large mixing bowl, add together the pesto and pasta.

Step 7

Stir in the grated parmesan cheese.

Step 8


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