Penne Pesto

Serve this simple, yet elegant, dish with some cooked salmon and a simple fruit salad.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1 package (12 oz.) spaghetti
  • 1 cup prepared pesto
  • 1⁄4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions until almost al dente. Drain, reserving 1⁄2 cup pasta cooking water.
  • Place pasta, pesto and cheese in a large serving bowl. Toss together with the reserved cooking liquid. Serve immediately.