Pesto Pasta


Easy to make, but full of flavor! Good hot or cold.

Original recipe makes 8 servings


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


  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until done. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan over medium low heat. Add pesto, onion, and salt and pepper. Cook about five minutes, or until onions are soft.
  3. In a large bowl, mix pesto mixture into pasta. Stir in grated cheese. Serve.


Calories: 225 kcal
Carbohydrates: 32 g
Cholesterol: 44 mg
Fat: 7.2 g
Fiber: 2.5 g
Protein: 7.8 g
Sodium: 71 mg