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Basil Mint Pesto Pasta Salad

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 360kcal

Ingredients

Pesto:

Pasta Salad:

  • 1/2 pound pasta such as macaroni, penne, or cavatappi
  • 1/2 cup chopped roasted peppers
  • Colima Sea Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

Instructions

  • For the pesto, put the basil, mint, almonds, garlic, and lemon in a food processor. Pulse until chopped and then slowly stream the oil in. Season to taste with the Colima Sea Salt.
  • Cook the pasta to al dente according to the package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Toss with the pesto and peppers, and season with salt and pepper. Serve at room temperature or chill and eat cold.

Nutrition

Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 25g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 269mg | Potassium: 305mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 246IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1mg