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Fresh Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elisha Wiggins
Added: Sunday, May 25, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (16oz.) package small shell pasta
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 garlic clove, pressed
3/4 cup olive oil
1 cup chopped fresh basil
3 oz. shredded Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup toasted pine nuts
grape tomatoes, halved

Directions:
Directions:
Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain. Whisk together vinegar and next 5 ingredients (vinegar through garlic). Gradually whisk in olive oil. Add vinaigrette to pasta. Add basil, cheese, tomatoes, and pine nuts; toss to combine.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8

 

 

 

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