5 Ingredient Pesto Tortellini

April 24, 2013

5 ingredient pesto tortellini is a super quick and easy meal.  This dish can be prepared, cooked and on the table in just 15 minutes.  The secret to a pesto sauce is adding a couple tablespoons of pasta water.  The starch in the water will help the sauce stick to the tortellini.  Serve this pasta dish with plenty of parmesan cheese.

Pesto Tortellini

Ingredients:

3/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, julienne
fresh basil leaves
 
Directions:
 
Cook pasta according to package directions.
 
In a large skillet warm the pesto and sun-dried tomatoes on low heat. Once pasta is cooked, drain and add to pesto mixture. Toss to coat thoroughly. To serve garnish with fresh Parmesan cheese and some fresh basil leaves.

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