Pesto Pasta Salad
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Serves: 4
  • 250 gram box pulse pasta
  • About a cup of homemade pesto (see recipe below)
  • 250 gram punnet of cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 2 zucchinis, sliced and pan-fried or baked
  • ½ cup pitted black olives
  • ½ cup feta cheese (or vegan alternative), crumbled
  • 100 grams baby spinach leaves, or more if you like!
  • ¼ cup pinenuts, toasted
  1. Start by cooking pasta as per directions on back of pack
  2. Note - instructions are usually for 8-10 minutes, I like to use the least time suggested, so 8 mins
  3. When cooked, drain and allow to cool for about 5 mins
  4. Toss pasta with pesto and mix well to coat
  5. Toss with remaining ingredients
  6. Place in serving dish, sprinkle with pinenuts and enjoy
Recipe by Healthy Home Cafe at