For those who like pesto but also love tomato sauce, try this recipe. Quick to prepare and very good, too! Try serving with breadsticks.
Original recipe makes 6 servings
12 ounces ziti pasta
2 tablespoons pesto
1 (26 ounce) jar tomato basil pasta sauce
salt to taste
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add ziti pasta, and cook until al dente, about 8 minutes. Drain.
- Meanwhile, in a saucepan over medium-low heat, mix together the pesto and basil tomato sauce. Bring to a simmer, and season with salt to taste. (You can also heat the sauce in a covered microwave-safe bowl: cook on high for one minute.)
- Place pasta in a large serving bowl. Toss with pesto-tomato sauce. Top with grated Parmesan cheese.
Calories: 368 kcal
Carbohydrates: 59.1 g
Cholesterol: 10 mg
Fat: 8.4 g
Fiber: 5.1 g
Protein: 13 g
Sodium: 642 mg