Basil Pesto Pasta

Yields1 ServingPrep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins

 2 ½ tbsp Sardo Basil Pesto
 1 package short-cut pasta
 Grated or shaved Parmesan cheese to taste
 Fresh basil leaves for garnish

1

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil over high heat.

2

Add the pasta and cook according to package directions.

3

Drain pasta, then place in a large serving bowl.

4

Add pesto and toss until pasta is coated.

5

Add Parmesan cheese.

6

Garnish with basil leaves and serve.

7

The pesto must never be heated, otherwise the basil darkens.

Ingredients

 2 ½ tbsp Sardo Basil Pesto
 1 package short-cut pasta
 Grated or shaved Parmesan cheese to taste
 Fresh basil leaves for garnish

Directions

1

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil over high heat.

2

Add the pasta and cook according to package directions.

3

Drain pasta, then place in a large serving bowl.

4

Add pesto and toss until pasta is coated.

5

Add Parmesan cheese.

6

Garnish with basil leaves and serve.

7

The pesto must never be heated, otherwise the basil darkens.

Basil Pesto Pasta