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Spinach Pesto Pasta Salad

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Spinach Pesto Pasta Salad

Whole wheat rotini pasta with grape tomatoes and fresh mozzarella cheese tossed in a fresh spinach pesto sauce and served cold.

Spinach Pesto Pasta Salad recipe

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servings: 4

total time: 25 minutes

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  • 1 pound whole wheat rotini pasta
  • 10 ounces fresh baby spinach leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • salt & pepper
  • 10 ounces grape tomatoes, halved
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, cubed


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta and rinse under cold water then transfer to a large mixing bowl and set aside.

  2. Add the chopped spinach, pine nuts, garlic, and Parmesan to a food processor and pulse into a paste. Transfer the spinach paste to a small bowl and mix in the olive oil, 1/4 tsp salt, and 1/8 tsp pepper until well combined.

  3. Add the pesto sauce to the bowl with the pasta then add the tomatoes and mozzarella. Stir to combine then taste and season with additional salt & pepper if necessary.

  4. Cover and refrigerate the salad for at least 1 hour before serving.

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