My Reviews (20)

Tomato and Pesto Pasta

This is a great, quick recipe sure to please the family. Serve with some crusty garlic bread, or simple breadsticks.
Reviews (20)

09 Oct 2008
Reviewed by: dh
I loved the sauce. I add turkey sausage with casings removed, 1 jar of roasted red peppers, and some scoops of ricotta cheese. Delicious.
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27 Mar 2007
Reviewed by: LisaMB
It never occured to me to add pesto sauce to plain old spaghetti sauce - the results are wonderful. Though you can't really taste the pesto, it really adds another layer flavor. I did change a few things. First, I browned and crumbled some sweet Italian sausage, then added some fresh mushrooms. Once that was all cooked, I add two cans of plain spaghetti sauce and almost a whole container of pesto. Once the pasta was cooked, I threw it all in a casserole, topped with cheese and baked for 20 minutes or so. My husband doesn't usually comment on pasta dishes - this one he did, repeatedly!
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07 Aug 2009
Reviewed by: Mandy Schweinfest
Boring. Easy. But pretty much boil ziti, put sauce on from jar and add Parmesan cheese... no special zing or flavor.
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20 Jul 2005
Reviewed by: Amy Mac.
Fantastic sauce idea! It's perfect when I don't feel like making a sauce from scratch. I add fresh, chopped portobello mushrooms to the sauce and let it simmer for a few hours before serving.
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24 Dec 2009
Reviewed by: Dixie'sMom
Not much of a recipe as far as recipes go! But definitely a step up from opening a jar of spaghetti sauce. Tasty with the addition of the pesto, quick and easy. Add a salad and garlic toast and voila dinner.
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03 Feb 2009
Reviewed by: Courtney
This recipe is incredibly easy and healthy. I used Prego sauce and pesto with basil. Yum-o! All my kids (ages 17, 14, and 5) ate seconds. We served it with frozen cheesy garlic bread and had dinner on the table in 30 minutes!
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24 Jul 2011
Reviewed by: Renee Heston
This was ok. Not my favorite recipe from here, but also not the worst. I added meatballs and some sausage to the sauce to give it some protein.
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24 Jul 2010
Reviewed by: analufranco
So easy and tasty! Even my 1-year old devoured it!
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10 Apr 2010
Reviewed by: Sandra
Simple and delicious
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04 Nov 2009
Reviewed by: Kendra
Simple, easy, fast meal for a quick dinner. Nothing amazing, but good and basic. The pesto added a nice flavor, but wasn't overpowering. I used whole wheat penne in place of regular ziti (couldn't find whole wheat ziti) as well as a mushroom & pepper tomato sauce to add a few more nutrients. Adding sliced veggies to the sauce would also make this dish more hearty.
(Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


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