Summery One Pot Creamy Pesto Pasta

Summery One Pot Creamy Pesto Pasta

This pasta dish marries all of the best flavors of summertime from the bright cherry tomatoes to the creamy pesto sauce. Not to mention, it comes together in minutes and can be the main dish with seared chicken breasts on top or served as a side dish for your best smoked grilled chicken thighs.

Why Creamy Pesto Pasta?

Summer is a great time to eat simple pasta dishes as it keeps the oven from heating the house and once the pasta is cook. This creamy pasta is a great recipe for those busy weeknights when you would rather be outside enjoying the weather instead of in the kitchen.ed all that’s left is to throw in whatever fresh herbs or veggies are growing in your garden at the time!

Why You’ll Love Creamy Pesto Pasta

- It uses the flavors of the season to take it to the next level. - Make your own homemade pesto by zipping the ingredients in your food processor or grab a jar from your local grocery store. - If using a store bought pesto, grab a few fresh basil leaves and finely chop them and sprinkle them on top to bring in the fresh flavor.

Pro Tip for This Easy Creamy Pesto Pasta Recipe


-This dish is perfection when it is made with al dente pasta. -Don’t overcook your pasta. You want it to still have a slight chew to it and not be mushy after you toss it with the pesto sauce.

Ingredients for Creamy Pesto Pasta

-Pasta -Butter -Minced garlic -Heavy cream -Fresh Basil Pesto -Grated Parmesan Cheese

Optional Add Ins for Pesto Pasta

-Skinless Chicken Breast -Juicy Cherry Tomatoes -Cream cheese -White wine -Toasted pine nuts

How to Make Creamy Pesto Pasta

Prep time: 0 min. Cook time: 15 min. 1. Cook the Pasta 2. Make the Pesto Sauce 3. Toss the Pasta

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