Pesto Pasta Salad

This easy pasta salad is a summertime favorite! Enjoy it for lunch, dinner, or take it to a potluck to share with friends and family.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keywords pasta salad, pesto pasta salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 379 kcal



  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and add the pasta. Cook until al dente, according to package directions. Drain the pasta in a colander and rinse well with cold water; drain again and transfer to a large serving bowl.
  2. Add the pesto and stir until the pasta is well coated. Stir in the tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Pesto Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 379 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 401mg17%
Potassium 231mg7%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 1010IU20%
Vitamin C 5.3mg6%
Calcium 208mg21%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.