pesto pasta salad
  • Cooking Time: 20 mins
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • 1 16 oz package corkscrew pasta
  • 3/4 cup fresh chopped basil
  • 3/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic diced
  • 1/2 cup finely diced radicchio
  • 1/2 cup finely diced red onion
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook fusilli in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes. Drain.
  2. Combine basil, Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, oil, and garlic in a food processor; blend to make pesto.
  3. Toss pasta with pesto and mix in red onion, radicchio, and mayonnaise. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.
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