Photo: Leigh Beisch; Styling: Sara Slavin
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
12 Mins
Total Time
22 Mins
4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/4 cups)

Use your food processor to make the easy, seven-ingredient sauce in this creamy pasta recipe.

Give your perfect picnic pasta salad a fiber boost by using whole wheat pasta. Fiber helps aid in digestion and keeps you feeling fuller longer.

How to Make It

Step 1

Place the first 7 ingredients (through pepper) in a food processor; process until smooth.

Step 2

Place snow peas in a colander, and set colander in sink. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat (about 12 minutes). Drain over snow peas; rinse under cold water, and drain well. Combine pasta, snow peas, frozen peas, and pesto mixture in a large bowl, and toss to coat. Sprinkle with parsley.

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