Penne Pasta with Pesto and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

Penne Pasta with Pesto and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

How To Make Penne Pasta with Pesto and Cherry Tomatoes

Delicious Penne Pasta tossed in a flavorful basil pesto sauce and juicy cherry tomatoes for a burst of freshness in every bite.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1 pound penne pasta
  • 1 cup basil pesto
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions until al dente.

  2. Drain the pasta and reserve 1/2 cup of pasta water.

  3. In a large bowl, combine the cooked pasta, pesto, cherry tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese.

  4. If the pasta seems dry, add reserved pasta water to loosen the sauce.

  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  6. Serve hot and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories : 607kcal
  • Total Fat : 29g
  • Saturated Fat : 6g
  • Cholesterol : 12mg
  • Sodium : 636mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 71g
  • Dietary Fiber : 5g
  • Sugar : 6g
  • Protein : 18g
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