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No Time Pesto Pasta

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 25 mins
Yield 4 servings, 1-1/4 cups each
You're just four ingredients, three steps and half an hour from your family enjoying a delish pesto pasta salad with Mediterranean flavors.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 (16-oz.) pkg. penne rigate pasta (3 cups), uncooked
  • 1/2 cup pesto
  • 1/2 cup chopped roasted red peppers
  • 1/2 cup ATHENOS Crumbled Feta Cheese with Basil & Tomato

How to Make It

  1. COOK pasta as directed on package, omitting salt. Drain; return to pan.

  2. ADD pesto and peppers; cook and stir on low heat 3 to 5 min. or until heated through.

  3. STIR in cheese.

  4. Special Extra: Add 2 cups grilled chicken strips or chopped rotisserie chicken with the pesto and peppers.

  5. Take Along: This pasta dish, which also tastes great cold, makes a great salad to serve as part of your brown-bag lunch.

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