Zesty pesto pasta salad

Makes 8 medium bowls or 16 sides
Download Recipe
Pesto pasta salad in a white bowl with tomatoes and basil
g Best choice Main meal
Ingredients
Serves
people
Method
  1. Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water, according to packet instructions. Drain cooked pasta, and rinse under cold water. Drain and set aside in a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the basil pesto and lemon juice to make the salad dressing; then gently mix the pesto dressing through the pasta.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the pasta (with dressing), and tomato, onion, lettuce and chickpeas.
  4. Serve as a main item, or in half-size serves for a tasty side dish.



Similar recipes

Early childhood services OSHC Main meal
Chicken, potato and sweet corn soup
EF DF

Written and reviewed by dietitians and nutritionists at Nutrition Australia, with support from the Victorian Government.

 
Nutrition Australia and Victoria State Government logos