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Artichoke Pesto Pasta Salad with with a piece of bread

Artichoke Pesto Pasta Salad with Green Bean & Potato


  • Author: Carlos Leo
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 27 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 Serving 1x

Description

Artichoke Pesto Pasta Salad with Green Bean and Potato is a delicious summer recipe with rich artichoke & Asiago taste, and creamy texture. Inspired by a recipe from the American Test Kitchen, this cold pasta salad is great as a side dish with BBQ meals, or even by itself for lunch.


Ingredients

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  • 1 jar Artichoke Pesto by L'Epicurien Click to buy here from our shop
  • 2 TableSpoons Navarino Icons Eleon Extra Virgin Olive Oil Click to buy here from our shop
  • 2 teaSpoons Fleur de Sel Sea Salt Click to buy here from our shop
  • 2 TableSpoons Crème Fraîche
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 12 oz green beans, trimmed and cut into 1+1/2 inch lengths
  • 1 lb red potatoes peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces.
  • 1 lb fusilli pasta
  • 1/2 cup Asiago cheese
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2-3 cups roasted cherry tomato. I made my own. See notes below.

Instructions

  1. Heat 3 quarts water to boil and add salt.
  2. Peel and cut the potatoes into 1/2 inch pieces or into 4 pieces if the potato is small or medium size.
  3. Add the Fusilli pasta in the same pot with the potatoes.
  4. Cook the potato and pasta for 10-12 minutes or until is cooked
  5. After you remove the potato and pasta. Add the green beans and cook for 3 minutes
  6. In another skillet, add the two TableSpoons EVOO.
  7. Add the garlic for a minute until it is fragrant.
  8. Add the roasted cherry tomato, Artichoke Pesto and the cheeses (Asiago & Parmesan). Add two TableSpoons of Crème Fraîche
  9. Option: Add some pasta water if you want a more loose sauce.
  10. Add the pasta, green beans & potatoes. Make sure that everything is coated well with the sauce.
  11. Cook over low heat for a few minutes until the sauce gets creamy if needed
  12. Serve in a salad bowl and drizzle on some Navarino Icons Eleon Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Notes

Vitamin A 40%,  Vitamin C 60%, Calcium 47% , Iron 32%

  • Category: Lunch, dinner, salad
  • Cuisine: Italian

Nutrition

  • Calories: 782
  • Sugar: 6 g
  • Sodium: 1036.5 mg
  • Fat: 51.4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 61.9 g
  • Fiber: 6.6 g
  • Protein: 22.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 24.1 mg
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