The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Walnut Pesto Pasta Salad

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

20
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

When the store is out of pine nuts, you make walnut pesto pasta!

Ingredients

  • ⅔ cups Walnuts
  • 6 cloves Garlic
  • 1-¼ cup Fresh Parmesan Cheese
  • 6 cups Fresh Basil, Lightly Packed
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1-½ cup Olive Oil
  • ½ whole Lemon, Juiced
  • ½ cups Mayonnaise
  • 2 pounds Pasta Shapes, Cooked, Drained And Cooled
  • 2 pints Cherry Tomatoes, Sliced In Half
  • 4 cups Fresh Spinach Leaves

Preparation

Put the walnuts, garlic, Parmesan, basil, salt and pepper in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until everything is chopped into very small pieces. Add the olive oil and lemon juice through the spout. Pulse until incorporated. Add the mayo and pulse until incorporated again. Set aside.

Toss the pesto and the pasta together in a large serving bowl. Add the cherry tomatoes and spinach and toss.

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

One Pan Maple Dijon Salmon
Profile Photo by Shelby- Go Eat and Repeat in Main Courses
Dinner is made easy with just one sheet pan and 30...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Easy Pesto Chicken Bake
Profile Photo by Leigh Suznovich of Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen in Main Courses
This easy pesto chicken bake is the perfect simple supper! It...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy


Southwestern Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes
Profile Photo by Sprinkles & Saturdays in Main Courses
A quick, easy and healthy dish that's perfect for dinner. It...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Sweet and Spicy Corn Pasta with Ricotta and Chives (Gluten-free)
Profile Photo by Phoebe Lapine in Main Courses
This recipe errs on the comfort side of comfort food. It...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy


Medieval Crock Pot Stew
Profile Photo by pantsdownapronson in Main Courses
Get back to cooking in a real crock pot. There's nothing...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy