Olive Pesto Pasta

10 mins Serves 4 Quick and easy pasta recipe tossed in a homemade olive pesto made with STAR Reduced Sodium Pimiento Stuffed olives, fresh basil, and Cara Mia Sun Dried Tomatoes. #STARFineFoods Ingredients: 8-ounces whole wheat fettuccine pasta
For the Olive Pesto
1 cup STAR Reduced Sodium Pimiento Stuffed Olives
2 cups packed fresh basil leaves ¼ cup Cara Mia Sun Dried Tomatoes 4 cloves garlic ¼ cup pine nuts ¼ cup STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil Instructions:

Prepare pasta according to the directions on the package.

In a food processor, combine olives, basil, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, pine nuts, and olive oil; pulse until smooth.

Reserve a couple tablespoons of the pasta water and drain out the rest.

Add the pesto (a few tablespoons at a time because you may not need all of it) and reserved pasta water to the prepared fettuccine; gently mix and stir until everything is well combined.

Serve.

Olive Pesto Pasta

Quick and easy pasta recipe tossed in a homemade olive pesto made with STAR Reduced Sodium Pimiento Stuffed olives, fresh basil, and Cara Mia Sun Dried Tomatoes. #STARFineFoods

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Made of fresh pressed olives with a rich fruity taste and peppery finish. There is no finer olive oil to use with your freshest foods and in recipes where its deliciously robust flavor will enhance the overall taste of your dish.

NAOOA Seal STAR is a long standing member of the NAOOA. STAR’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil bears the NAOOA seal and has been tested to meet or exceed the International Olive Council’s worldwide olive oil industry standards for quality and authenticity.

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Specialty Stuffed Olives

A gourmet treat, these green olives are stuffed with a variety of flavors. Perfect for snacking, salads, pasta or garnishing a cocktail.

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Ingredients

Instructions

1

Prepare pasta according to the directions on the package.

2

In a food processor, combine olives, basil, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, pine nuts, and olive oil; pulse until smooth.

3

Reserve a couple tablespoons of the pasta water and drain out the rest.

4

Add the pesto (a few tablespoons at a time because you may not need all of it) and reserved pasta water to the prepared fettuccine; gently mix and stir until everything is well combined.

5

Serve.

1

Prepare pasta according to the directions on the package.

2

In a food processor, combine olives, basil, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, pine nuts, and olive oil; pulse until smooth.

3

Reserve a couple tablespoons of the pasta water and drain out the rest.

4

Add the pesto (a few tablespoons at a time because you may not need all of it) and reserved pasta water to the prepared fettuccine; gently mix and stir until everything is well combined.

5

Serve.

Recipe developed by: http://www.diethood.com

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 20 mins

Serves: 4

In This Recipe

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Made of fresh pressed olives with a rich fruity taste and peppery finish. There is no finer olive oil to use with your freshest foods and in recipes where its deliciously robust flavor will enhance the overall taste of your dish.

NAOOA Seal STAR is a long standing member of the NAOOA. STAR’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil bears the NAOOA seal and has been tested to meet or exceed the International Olive Council’s worldwide olive oil industry standards for quality and authenticity.

Learn More Buy Now

Specialty Stuffed Olives

A gourmet treat, these green olives are stuffed with a variety of flavors. Perfect for snacking, salads, pasta or garnishing a cocktail.

Learn More Buy Now

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