Ziti with Tomato-Pesto Sauce

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

  • PREP

    5 mins

  • COOK

    20 mins


    25 mins


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add ziti pasta, and cook until al dente, about 8 minutes. Drain.
  2. 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.)
  3. 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