Creamy Pesto Pasta Recipe | Yummly

Creamy Pesto Pasta

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  • 1 cup basil pesto (Basic, recipe)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 pound pasta (favorite, cooked)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium6% DV140mg
    Fat17% DV11g
    Protein20% DV10g
    Carbs19% DV58g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories370Calories from Fat100
    Total Fat11g17%
    Saturated Fat3.5g18%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat100
    Total Carbohydrate58g19%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Whitney a month ago
    So good, we have named this three times. We throw in vegetables too.
    liv a month ago
    it was delicious i added more cream to it and added some tomatoes and it tasted amazing I loved this
    Kiss M. a month ago
    This was excellent and very easy. I added peas and portobello mushrooms to mine.
    Nesha 3 months ago
    It turned out great and my family loved it! I added chicken and mushrooms too it too
    Megan R. 3 months ago
    Amazing! Will definitely be making this again!
    Megan Terrazas 4 months ago
    Great! Would make again.
    Kathie C 4 months ago
    Delicious! Roast an extra cup of pine nuts to sprinkle on the pasta—so good!!
    Katherine Horton 4 months ago
    I added extra cream, but so good!!!
    Amanda Morgan 5 months ago
    This came out very good! Very easy to make as well!
    Mussatto 7 months ago
    Great! Easy to make and enjoyed by the whole family. Reccomend with parmesan on top
    Lindsay Gambino 7 months ago
    so easy! Great for leftovers can’t wait to make again
    Persa Sfera 9 months ago
    Very good Yes I will make it again
    Chad Preuss 10 months ago
    Family of 6 and everyone loves it. Especially my wife. I add about 1 1/2lbs of grilled chicken, 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes, and fresh parmesan cheese and it just disappears!
    Camille Gerhardt 10 months ago
    Tasty, simple, cheap. 👌🏻
    Sandy Henley a year ago
    good. needed more pepper
    Andrea Moreno a year ago
    good. simple weeknight meal
    Sasha Ryder a year ago
    Yum ..I used egg noodles and replaced the cream with sour cream ♥️ turned out great
    Allison M. a year ago
    Absolutely delicious!
    it was very tasty🥰🥰🥰🥰
    Nicholas D. a year ago
    Quick, easy, inexpensive, and tasty; What more could you want? Make sure you watch the heat though, or the cheeses from the pesto will stick to the pan, and nobody wants that mess.
    Amy Maglietta a year ago
    So good, and so easy! My whole family loved it, even my toddler!
    Reshma N. a year ago
    Really tasty! I bought store bought pesto and threw in some sun dried tomatoes. Didn’t have to add salt or pepper to taste
    Bandura a year ago
    amazing! first time I added heavy creme to my pesto and it turned out amazing!
    Used Classico Pesto. Felt like the oil that came in the jar with the pesto was enough. Probably did not need to add 2 tbsp olive oil as stated in directions? I had to add more cream as a result.
    CJ a year ago
    So so so good! Easy to cook and the cleanup was easy, might need a little help if you’re new or slow like I am! I used less then a pound of pasta but everything else I left normal.
    Melissa Ball a year ago
    Added a bit of lemon juice, but it was delicious
    Kiykiy Thompson 2 years ago
    It was really delicious!!
    Betty H. 2 years ago
    Very yummy and fast. My son is a picky eater and loved it. I added 2 tablespoons of butter as well as 2 tablespoons of the heavy cream in addition to the quarter cup and finished it with some Parmesan cheese.
    Alysa Woods 2 years ago
    So easy and so good. I like it with the cream better than just pesto pasta. I will def be making this again abs again.
    Sam 2 years ago
    This recipe is perfect and delicious!