5 Minute Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta Recipe

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Hunter Lewis Modified: March 25, 2022
5 Minute Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta Recipe

How To Make 5 Minute Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta

You only need 5 minutes to cook this pesto pasta recipe, thanks to the microwavable pasta ingredient. It still comes rich in classic pesto flavors.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • ¼cupsun dried tomatoes in oil
  • 1cupfresh basil
  • ½cupparmesan cheese
  • ¼cuppine nuts
  • ¼cupoil
  • 3clovesgarlic
  • salt and pepper
  • 1pkgBarilla Penne Ready Pasta


  1. In a food processor combine sun dried tomatoes, basil, parmesan cheese, pine nuts, oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Pulse until smooth.

  2. In a medium skillet add the pesto over medium heat to warm. Cook the pasta in the microwave according to package directions.

  3. Carefully open the package and add to the pesto and toss until coated. Serve.


  • Calories: 365.14kcal
  • Fat: 25.78g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.71g
  • Trans Fat: 0.05g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.28g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.18g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.95g
  • Fiber: 2.02g
  • Sugar: 0.83g
  • Protein: 12.00g
  • Cholesterol: 12.64mg
  • Sodium: 275.52mg
  • Calcium: 245.10mg
  • Potassium: 232.81mg
  • Iron: 1.37mg
  • Vitamin A: 58.90µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.85mg
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