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Pesto Cavatappi

Quick easy Cavatappi pasta tossed in homemade pesto sauce and topped with Parmesan cheese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 PEOPLE
Author Ruchi


  • 1 packet Cavatappi Pasta
  • 1/3-1/4 cup Homemade Basil pesto
  • 1/4 cup Shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 8-10 pieces of Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon Crushed back pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil


  • Assemble all the ingredients.
  • Instead of cavatappi any pasta can be used.
  • Boil pasta as per packet instructions.
  • Slice cherry tomatoes in halves.
  • In a pan add olive oil.
  • Add tomatoes ...
  • And saute tomatoes on medium high heat till they are caramelized. Set them aside.
  • Once pasta is boiled..
  • Using a slotted spoon, spoon out the pasta into a pan..
  • Add pesto sauce...
  • Black pepper, salt...
  • Mix till thoroughly blended. Adjust spices..
  • Serve hot, topped with caramelized tomatoes and shredded cheese.