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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

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

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