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Pasta Potatoes with Pesto

Pasta Pesto and Potatoes

Pasta Pesto and Potatoes


Makes 6 servings


3 medium unpeeled red potatoes, cut into chunks
8 ounces uncooked linguine
3/4 cup frozen peas
1 package (about 7 ounces) refrigerated pesto sauce
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Place potatoes in medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat. Cook, uncovered, 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, cook linguine according to package directions, adding peas during last 3 minutes of cooking; drain. Return pasta mixture to pan; add potatoes, pesto sauce, 1/4 cup cheese, salt and pepper, tossing until blended.
  3. Serve immediately with remaining 2 tablespoons cheese.

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