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Traditional pesto components (olive oil, garlic, basil, Parmesan cheese, and pine nuts) are tossed into a filling pasta salad.

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2005


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8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Prepare pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain; place in a large bowl.

  • Combine vinegar and next 6 ingredients (through garlic). Add cheese, ham, basil, and pine nuts to pasta; toss gently to combine. Drizzle with vinegar mixture; toss to coat. Cover and chill.

Nutrition Facts

328 calories; calories from fat 27%; fat 10g; saturated fat 3.3g; mono fat 3.4g; poly fat 2.2g; protein 15.5g; carbohydrates 43.6g; fiber 2.2g; cholesterol 20mg; iron 2.7mg; sodium 582mg; calcium 187mg.