Summer Entertaining: Pecan Pesto Pasta With Tomatoes


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Pecan Pesto Pasta With Tomatoes

Pecan Pesto Pasta With Tomatoes is a filling summer-fresh side dish perfect to serve for an array of celebrations ranging from birthday gatherings to showers. It features a variety of goodness such as Campari & Mini San Marzano to Sweet 100’s & Sunsugar, however the recipe would be quite lovely with the tomatoes you are growing in your own garden. Serve this flavorful pasta with grilled chicken & smoked ribs for an simple summer supper you’ll reach for time & time again.


Pecan Pesto Pasta With Tomatoes
maes 4 servings

1/4 cup Pecan Pesto
4 cups cooked mini penne pasta
3/4 cups assorted cherry, grape & pear tomatoes such as
Sunsugar, Campari, Sweet 100’s & Mini San Marzano
Fresh basil leaves
Kosher salt & freshly ground pepper 
Garnish: Grated Parmesan cheese

Toss together the Pecan Pesto & the cooked pasta in a large bowl. Arrange the mixture between 4 plates with the tomatoes scattered throughout. Season with kosher salt & freshly ground pepper. Top with fresh basil leaves. Garnish, if desired.

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How To Toast Pecans

Toasting pecans ahead adds an extra layer of depth to recipes ranging from Pecan Biscotti & candies to savory delights such as Pecan Pesto. Any time it’s included in the process, do not over look this key step.


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Arrange 1 cup pecan halves on an ungreased baking sheet or half sheet pan. Bake at 350 degrees 6 to 8 minutes or until fragrant. Cool completely. Use as directed in recipe preparation.

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