PESTO PASTA SALAD WITH PEAS RECIPE

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound bow tie pasta
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups pesto
  • 1 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 1/4 cups Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and place in a bowl with the olive oil. Cool to room temperature.
  2. In the bowl of a food processor, add the pesto, spinach, and lemon juice. Pulse until combined. Add the Greek yogurt and pulse until completely incorporated.
  3. Season the pesto mixture to taste with salt and pepper, then add the pesto mixture to the cooled pasta. (You may not need all of the pesto mixture.)
  4. Coat the pasta with the sauce, and add the Parmesan, peas, grape tomatoes and pine nuts.
  5. Stir and serve at room temperature or chilled.

Recipe source:http://garnishwithlemon

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