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5 from 2 votes

Easy Pesto Pasta Salad

This Easy Pesto Pasta Salad is perfect for get togethers!  It is only FOUR INGREDIENTS and comes together in a snap! You are going to love this pasta salad recipe and bring it to all your summer picnics and BBQs!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: cold pasta salad, pasta salad recipe, side dish recipe
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 300kcal
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 1 pound pasta I used cavatappi
  • 10.5 ounces cherry tomatoes cut small
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella pearls
  • 8 ounces jar of pesto


  • Cook the pasta according to package instructions.  Drain and rinse with cool water to stop the cooking process.
  • Mix in the tomatoes, mozzarella, and pesto into the pasta.
  • Serve and enjoy!



Serving: 1cup | Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 394mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 800IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 1.4mg